remorseful


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feeling or expressing regret for one's sins or misdeeds

Synonyms for remorseful

feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

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With these remorseful feelings, he lost no time in making the amplest apologies, and besought his friend still to continue the care which, if not successful in restoring him to health, had, in all probability, been the means of prolonging his feeble existence to that hour.
He spits them out with a remorseful air, for he feels that it is in his nature to be an unimprovable reprobate and that it's no good HIS trying to keep awake, for HE won't never know nothink.
When he had done yawning over his paper and scribbling short answers to his shorter letters, he spent the remainder of the morning and the whole of the afternoon in fidgeting about from room to room, watching the clouds, cursing the rain, alternately petting and teasing and abusing his dogs, sometimes lounging on the sofa with a book that he could not force himself to read, and very often fixedly gazing at me when he thought I did not perceive it, with the vain hope of detecting some traces of tears, or some tokens of remorseful anguish in my face.
But, speaking to reporters on Monday, PCB Managing Director Wasim Khan said Imam was "remorseful and has apologised" for the incident.
"Imam was remorseful and has apologised for what all has happened and admitted his mistake.
She said: "I take note that you are still a young man and you are remorseful but these offences took place over a 10-month period.
Remorseful Kim Roberts, defending, said Murray had made great changes to his life in the last two years.
Mr Sudi said even though Ndei was remorseful and sought court's forgiveness, the law provides that a person found guilty of defiling a minor below 11 years old should be jailed for life.
Police say the pair were remorseful about the theft and so they decided to not press charges and agreed to a community resolution - so earlier this month they kept their word and took part in a community car wash at Gosforth Fire Station.
Earlier this month, Cosby's press spokesperson Andrew Wyatt said the (https://www.ibtimes.com/bill-cosby-update-comedian-not-remorseful-considers-himself-political-prisoner-2763105) comedian  was in good spirits and was "not remorseful" despite being sentenced.
I was with myself even got apologise people remorseful "I would like to again apologise and hope people can understand how remorseful I am."
"Despite what people have said he was remorseful. It is just tragic all round.
When McCoist returned to the dock yesterday for sentencing, defence QC John Scullion said he was remorseful over his actions, was willing to carry out unpaid work in the community as an alternative to prison, could pay compensation to Stephan at the rate of PS100 a month and was from "a supportive family".
She also considered Odhiambo's mitigation that showed he was remorseful and regretted the act.
A drunk mum who bawled at her partner told cops: "I am deeply remorseful."