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Synonyms for remorsefulness

a feeling of regret for one's sins or misdeeds

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offence, he had exhibited sincere remorsefulness, and his family was in
Lawler's treatment and medical history are replete with his remorsefulness and his acceptance of responsibility.
In fact, I would say (it's) the highest degree of remorsefulness that anybody could ever get to feel.
Sentencing him Deputy Bailiff Richard Collas accepted Holden's remorsefulness and his plans to adopt a more mature approach to life on his release with the support of his partner and former employer
Choosing the appropriate remedy, ranging from an oral warning to termination of employment, should be based on the severity of the conduct, the remorsefulness of the perpetrator, and the extent of previous problems with the particular employee.