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[ɹɪmˈɔːsfə͡l], [ɹɪmˈɔːsfə‍l], [ɹ_ɪ_m_ˈɔː_s_f_əl]

Synonyms for Remorseful:

penitent (adjective)

apologetic, atoning, contrite, penitent, regretful, repentant, self-reproaching.

regretful (adjective)

grieving, lamenting, mourning, rueful, shameful, sorrowful.

Other synonyms and related words:

Compunctious, abashed, anxious, ashamed, attritional, awful, awkward, bad, beastly, bitter, black, chagrined, chastened, compassionate, conscience-smitten, conscience-stricken, deplorable, diffident, dingy, disappointed, discomfited, dishonoured, dismal, distressed, distressing, drab, dreadful, dreary, embarrassed, exciting pity, feeling tenderly, full of remorse, gloomy, grief-stricken, guilt-ridden, guilty, hangdog, humble, humbled, humiliated, lamentable, lousy, meritless, mortified, mournful, pathetic, penitential, penitentiary, pitiable, pitiful, pitying, red-faced, regret, remorseless, repenting, repining, rotten, ruthful, sad, self-accusing, self-condemning, self-convicting, self-debasing, self-flagellating, self-humiliating, self-punishing, self-reproachful, shame-faced, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, sheepish, sorry, terrible, uncomfortable, unfortunate, unhappy, unhappy about, unlucky, upset, wistful, without merit, woeful.

Rhymes for Remorseful:

  1. forceful;
  2. resourceful;

Quotes for Remorseful:

  1. I am much chastened and profoundly remorseful I can only hope that the Almighty and those whom I have wronged will forgive me my trespasses. Jack Abramoff.
  2. There are people who are very resourceful, at being remorseful and who apparently feel that the best way to make friends is to do something terrible and then make amends. Ogden Nash.