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  • n  the state of having committed an offense
  • n  remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense

  • I think it's both useful and appropriate to experience the shame, guilt and discomfort of seeing what the real cost of dinner is.
  • In essence, we learned all the guilt, the heavy guilt, that makes bad out of feeling good.
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  • Guest: Guilt for Afghan killings, including Robert Bales’s case, lies with many
    Sgt. Robert Bales, who pleaded guilty to killing Afghan civilians, is an example of poor oversight and leadership, writes guest columnist Andre Boissevain.
    June 15, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • Seth Rogen: Guilt Trip Was No Good
    Critics did not enjoy Seth Rogen’s last movie, Guilt Trip, with Barbra Streisand — and it sounds like Rogen didn’t either! “We shot that movie in the format that plays… READ ON
    June 12, 2013 -
  • Ex-China railways boss admits guilt at graft trial
    Ex-China railways boss admits guilt at graft trial Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 4:26 am, Monday, June 10, 2013 BEIJING (AP) — The man who once ran China's powerful railways ministry wept as he admitted his guilt and sought leniency at his trial on corruption charges, one ...
    June 12, 2013 -

  • Roger Goodell in Reuters Canada
    While it is for the criminal justice system to determine your guilt or innocence, it is my responsibility ...... to determine whether your conduct, even if not criminal, nonetheless violated league policies,Goodell said in a letter to Vick.
  • Jenny Macklin in Independent
    Ms Macklin added: "The apology will be made on behalf of the Australian government and does not attribute guilt to the current generation of Australians."
  • Graham Forbes in Ninemsn
    In a separate statement, the Rev Graham Forbes, the commission's chairman, said: "Some of what we have discovered may imply innocence; some of what we have discovered may imply guilt. However, such matters are for a court to decide."

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