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Definition 1: remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for guilt in the sense of this definition

(guilt is a kind of ...) a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)

(... is a kind of guilt ) a deep feeling of guilt often experienced by those who have survived some catastrophe that took the lives of many others; derives in part from a feeling that they did not do enough to save the others who perished and in part from feelings of being unworthy relative to those who died

"survivor guilt was first noted in those who survived the Holocaust"

Definition 2: the state of having committed an offense - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for guilt in the sense of this definition

(guilt is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of guilt ) a state of guilt

(... is a kind of guilt ) the state of being guilty of bloodshed and murder

(... is a kind of guilt ) guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense

(... is a kind of guilt ) the state of being a criminal

(... is a kind of guilt ) the attribution of guilt (without proof) to individuals because the people they associate with are guilty

(... is a kind of guilt ) the state of being liable to impeachment

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