compunction: a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
(remorseful) contrite: feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
Remorse is an emotional expression of personal regret felt by a person after he or she has committed an act which they deem to be shameful, hurtful, or violent. Remorse is closely allied to guilt and self-directed resentment. ...
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A feeling of regret or sadness for doing wrong or sinning; Sorrow; pity; compassion
(REMORSEFUL) full of pity, compassionate
That feeling which we all have when the thing fails to work, and the world knows it. The form that failure takes when it has made a grab and got nothing.
Mental state of feeling sorry or regretful for one's past actions.
(N) -deep and painful regret for wrongdoing.
Deep regret for one’s sins or for acts that wrong others. Deep regret for one’s sins or for acts that wrong others.
is the emotion felt by the injurer after he or she has injured. Unlike regret and resentment, Remorse takes full ownership of past choices and their consequences. Remorse impels us to use present choices for repair and reparation if possible. Remorse and empathy go hand in hand.