index contrite, penitent, remorseful, repentant

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • conscience-smitten — adjective affected by conscience • Similar to: ↑guilty * * * conˈscience smitten or conˈscience stricken adjective Stung by conscience, feeling guilty • • • Main Entry: ↑conscience …   Useful english dictionary

  • conscience-smitten person — index penitent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • conscience-stricken — also conscience smitten adjective very sorry that you have done something wrong: Kate hurried home, conscience stricken at leaving her mother alone …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conscience stricken — Synonyms and related words: ashamed, conscience smitten, full of remorse, regretful, remorseful, repining, rueful, self accusing, self condemning, self convicting, self debasing, self flagellating, self humiliating, self punishing, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • conscience-stricken — /ˈkɒnʃəns strɪkən/ (say konshuhns strikuhn) adjective remorseful; disturbed by the knowledge of having acted wrongfully. Also, conscience smitten …   Australian English dictionary

  • Smitten Kitten — Infobox Hollywood cartoon cartoon name = Smitten Kitten series = Tom and Jerry caption = The title card of Smitten Kitten director = William Hanna Joseph Barbera story artist = animator = Kenneth Muse voice actor = Paul Frees (as Green Devil… …   Wikipedia

  • smitten by conscience — struck by feelings of guilt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Penitence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Penitence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 penitence penitence contrition compunction repentance remorse Sgm: N 1 regret regret &c. 833 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 self reproach self reproach self repro …   English dictionary for students

  • penitent — I adjective apologetic, atoning, awakened, chastened, compunctious, conciliatory, conscience smitten, conscience stricken, contrite, expiatory, full of regrets, humble, making amends, penitential, piacular, plagued by conscience, propiatory,… …   Law dictionary

  • strike — {vb 1 Strike, hit, smite, punch, slug, slog, swat, clout, slap, cuff, box are comparable when they mean to come or bring into contact with or as if with a sharp blow. Strike, hit, and smite are the more general terms. Strike, the most general of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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