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English definition of “guilty”


adjective (FEELING)    /ˈɡɪl.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
B1 feeling guilt: I feel so guilty about forgetting her birthday. She must have done something wrong, because she's looking so guilty. You've got a guilty conscience - that's why you can't sleep.Sadness and regret guiltily     /-tɪ.li/ US  /-t̬ɪ.li/ adverb "I don't know where your money is!" she exclaimed guiltily.Sadness and regret guiltiness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of guilty adjective (FEELING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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