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Meaning of REMORSEFUL

Pronunciation:  ri'morsful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
 

REMORSEFUL is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: contrite, penitent, repentant, rueful, ruthful, sorry
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*morse"ful\ (-m?rs"f?l), a.
1. Full of remorse.

         The full tide of remorseful passion had abated.
                                               --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

2. Compassionate; feeling tenderly. [Obs.] --Shak.

3. Exciting pity; pitiable. [Obs.] --Chapman. --
   {Re*morse"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Re*morse"ful*ness}, n.

 

 

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