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guilt

noun [U]
 
 
/ɡɪlt/
FEELING B2 the strong feeling of shame that you feel when you have done something wrong: He was overcome with guilt over what he had done.Sadness and regret
ILLEGAL B2 the fact that someone has done something illegal: The prosecution must convince the jury of his guilt.Guilty
WRONG the responsibility for doing something badGuilty
Translations of “guilt”
in Korean 죄책감, 유죄…
in Arabic ذَنْب, جُرم…
in French culpabilité…
in Turkish suçluluk, derin mahcubiyet, suç…
in Italian senso di colpa, colpa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感覺, 內疚, 愧疚…
in Russian вина, сознание вины, виновность…
in Polish wina…
in Spanish culpa, culpabilidad…
in Portuguese culpa…
in German die Schuld…
in Catalan culpabilitat, culpa…
in Japanese 罪悪感, 有罪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感觉, 内疚, 愧疚…
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