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guilt trip

noun [C] uk   informal us  
a strong feeling of guilt because of something you have done wrong or forgotten to do: I never call her and every time she calls me I have a guilt trip.
Translations of “guilt trip”
in Chinese (Traditional) 負疚感, 內疚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 负疚感…
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