remorsefulness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being remorseful.

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  • noun The quality of being remorseful.

Etymologies

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remorseful +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I know this because I was with John during his time of remorsefulness at Sing Sing prison when I was serving a 15-to-life sentence under the Rockefeller Drug Laws.

    Anthony Papa: The Politics of Incarceration

  • O'BRIEN: All right, let's talk about the remorsefulness of Chante Mallard.

    CNN Transcript Jun 27, 2003

  • I got the notion that mebby she was enjoying her own remorsefulness a little bit.

    Danny's Own Story

  • Her eyes were fixed on the ground, and she was deep in thought tinged with remorsefulness that she should have come up here instead of going straight home to the farm, and by losing her way and staying out so long have given Fritzing's careful heart an unnecessary pang of anxiety.

    The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight

  • "Yes -- but forgive me, darling!" he broke out again, with a sudden vague remorsefulness, as he once more sought her elusive hand.

    A Ward of the Golden Gate

  • He was a little afraid of her, and now that she had lost her naive enthusiasm he was conscious of a vague remorsefulness for his interrupted work in the forest.

    A First Family of Tasajara

  • She called in the groom, whose derision of a great-coat for any gentleman upon Bertha, meaning work for the mare, appeased her remorsefulness.

    Diana of the Crossways — Complete

  • She called in the groom, whose derision of a great-coat for any gentleman upon Bertha, meaning work for the mare, appeased her remorsefulness.

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 1

  • She called in the groom, whose derision of a great-coat for any gentleman upon Bertha, meaning work for the mare, appeased her remorsefulness.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • "But, papa!" she exclaimed, in sudden remorsefulness, "you won't take any risks that you can honorably escape?"

    An Original Belle

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