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GUILTY CONSCIENCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does guilty conscience mean? 

GUILTY CONSCIENCE (noun)
  The noun GUILTY CONSCIENCE has 1 sense:

1. remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence

  Familiarity information: GUILTY CONSCIENCE used as a noun is very rare.


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GUILTY CONSCIENCE (noun)


Sense 1guilty conscience [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

guilt feelings; guilt trip; guilty conscience; guilt

Hypernyms ("guilty conscience" is a kind of...):

compunction; remorse; self-reproach (a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "guilty conscience"):

survivor 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)


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