[ UK /ɡˈɪlt/ ]
[ US /ˈɡɪɫt/ ]
  1. the state of having committed an offense
  2. remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
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How To Use guilt In A Sentence

  • A damning indictment for a Paul Bartel film, Lust in the Dust is found guilty of being bland and lame.
  • I'm afraid he is guilty of a good deal of invention.
  • Civilian life affords us the luxury of a good deal of deontology — better to let ten guilty men go free, and so on. One Waterboarding Is a Tragedy; A Million Is a Statistic
  • Mum has been a lot more cheerful since Quigley was declared bankrupt, insane and guilty of fraud.
  • The deep grief and guilt of the mother as well as the hatred and home-sickness of the daughter permeate the story and eventually melt away due to the abiding family love.
  • The story of the guilt-ridden woman who knows she can never be a good enough mother is beautifully judged in its mixture of comedy and depression.
  • Incommon law countries such as Canada, thetest of criminalliabilityis expressed by theLatinphrase, actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea, which means that “the act does not make a person guilty unless the mind is also guilty”. Man Not Criminally Responsible for Greyhound Bus Beheading; Victim’s Family Call for Punishment : Law is Cool
  • The investigation will try to find out where the guilt for the disaster really lies.
  • So weeding out potential jurors with unchangeable views on guilt or innocence has the elaborateness of celebrity trials like that of O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted at the same courthouse in 1995. Jackson jury Q&A tests media's grip
  • At a deeper level, they rowed about greed - guilt about greed and protection from supposedly greedy women.
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