A strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt:
Remorse for having done wrong
The state of being penitent; repentance
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A deep sense of guilt or self-reproach over a wrong or blunder
Any of a genus (Ruta) of strong-scented shrubs of the rue family, esp. an herb (R. graveolens) with yellow flowers and bitter-tasting leaves formerly used in medicine
Any gradual wearing or weakening, esp. to the point of exhaustion
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