Guilt

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Guilt->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ guilt
guilt
guiltiness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ culpability
culpability
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ criminality
criminality
criminousness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ deviation from rectitude
deviation from rectitude
&c.(improbity) 940
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sinfulness
sinfulness
&c.(vice) 945
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ misconduct
misconduct
misbehavior
misdoing
misdeed
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ malpractice
malpractice
fault
sin
error
transgression
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dereliction
dereliction
delinquency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ indiscretion
indiscretion
lapse
slip
trip
faux pas
peccadillo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ flaw
flaw
blot
omission
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ failing
failing
failure
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ break
break
bad break
=>(U.S.)
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=>!
capital crime
delictum
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ offense
offense
trespass
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ misdemeanor
misdemeanor
misfeasance
misprision
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ malefaction
malefaction
malfeasance
malversation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ crime
crime
felony
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ enormity
enormity
atrocity
outrage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ deadly sin
deadly sin
mortal sin
=>deed without a name
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ deed without a name
deed without a name
=>(Macbeth)
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ corpus delicti
corpus delicti
PARAG:Guilt->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ guilty
guilty
to blame
culpable
peccable
in fault
censurable
reprehensible
blameworthy
uncommendable
illaudable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ weighed in the balance and found wanting
weighed in the balance and found wanting
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ exceptionable
exceptionable
PARAG:Guilt->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in flagrante delicto
in flagrante delicto
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ red-handed
red-handed
in the very act

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Guilt — «Guilt» …   Википедия

  • guilt — n [Old English gylt delinquency]: the fact of having committed an offense esp. against the law not enough evidence to establish guilt compare innocence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • guilt — [ gılt ] noun uncount ** 1. ) a feeling of being ashamed and sorry because you have done something wrong: Instead of satisfaction she felt only guilt. twinge/pang of guilt: She felt a sudden twinge of guilt. guilt about/at/for/over: I often felt… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Guilt — (g[i^]lt), n. [OE. gilt, gult, AS. gylt, crime; probably originally signifying, the fine or mulct paid for an offence, and afterward the offense itself, and akin to AS. gieldan to pay, E. yield. See {Yield}, v. t.] 1. The criminality and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guilt — guilt; guilt·i·ly; guilt·i·ness; guilt·less; guilt·less·ly; guilt·less·ness; …   English syllables

  • guilt´i|ly — guilt|y «GIHL tee», adjective, guilt|i|er, guilt|i|est. 1. having done wrong; deserving to be blamed and punished: »The jury pronounced the prisoner guilty of murder. SYNONYM(S): culpabl …   Useful english dictionary

  • guilt|y — «GIHL tee», adjective, guilt|i|er, guilt|i|est. 1. having done wrong; deserving to be blamed and punished: »The jury pronounced the prisoner guilty of murder. SYNONYM(S): culpabl …   Useful english dictionary

  • guilt — gilt n feelings of culpability esp. for imagined offenses or from a sense of inadequacy: morbid self reproach often manifest in marked preoccupation with the moral correctness of one s behavior <aggressive responses originating in inner guilt… …   Medical dictionary

  • guilt — [gilt] n. [ME gilt < OE gylt, a sin, offense] 1. the state of having done a wrong or committed an offense; culpability, legal or ethical 2. a painful feeling of self reproach resulting from a belief that one has done something wrong or immoral …   English World dictionary

  • guilt — *blame, culpability, fault Analogous words: sin, crime, *offense: responsibility, answerability, liability (see corresponding adjectives at RESPONSIBLE) Antonyms: innocence: guiltlessness …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • guilt — [n] blame; bad conscience over responsibility answerability, blameworthiness, contrition, crime, criminality, culpability, delinquency, dereliction, disgrace, dishonor, error, failing, fault, indiscretion, infamy, iniquity, lapse, liability,… …   New thesaurus

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