Part of speech:
Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
Showing or resulting from contrition
Characterized by or indicative of repentance
Feeling or expressing remorse for one's misdeeds or sins; contrite.
Defending in writing or speech; vindicating
Feeling guilty or remorseful because of having done some wrong
Inclined or tending to hesitate.
Meek or stupid.
Being unable to think with clarity or act with understanding and intelligence.
Showing blushes; rosy red.
Excessively conscious of one's appearance or manner.
Patient and mild; not inclined to anger or resentment
Having a red or ruddy face
Full of remorse; feeling, expressing, or caused by remorse
- Chagrined suggests embarrassment coupled usually with regret over what might have been prevented chagrined at her error
- Mortified suggests humiliation so great as to seem almost fatal to one's pride or self-esteem she was mortified by his rude behavior in front of her family
- Humiliated implies a sense of being humbled or disgraced humiliated by my failure
- Ashamed implies embarrassment, and sometimes guilt, felt because of one's own or another's wrong or foolish behavior ashamed of his tears
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