remorse noun

ADJ. deep, genuine, real

QUANT. pang, stab

VERB + REMORSE be filled with, be full of, be overcome with, be stricken with, feel, have, suffer She knew that the next day she would be guilty and full of remorse. I suffered no remorse. | display, express, show

PREP. without ~ He died without remorse. | ~ at He felt some remorse at his behaviour. | ~ for She was filled with remorse for the crime. | ~ over She felt a sharp pang of remorse over the incident.

PHRASES a feeling of remorse, tears of remorse