Definition of Guilt. Meaning of Guilt. Synonyms of Guilt

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Definition of Guilt

Guilt
Guilt Guilt (g[i^]lt), n. [OE. gilt, gult, AS. gylt, crime; probably originally signifying, the fine or mulct paid for an offence, and afterward the offense itself, and akin to AS. gieldan to pay, E. yield. See Yield, v. t.] 1. The criminality and consequent exposure to punishment resulting from willful disobedience of law, or from morally wrong action; the state of one who has broken a moral or political law; crime; criminality; offense against right. Satan had not answer, but stood struck With guilt of his own sin. --Milton. 2. Exposure to any legal penalty or forfeiture. A ship incurs guilt by the violation of a blockade. --Kent.

Meaning of Guilt from wikipedia

- Guilt may refer to: Guilt (emotion), an emotion that occurs when a person feels that they have violated a moral standard Culpability, a legal term Guilt...
- of guilt Guilt by ****ociation Collective guilt German collective guilt Survivor guilt White guilt Guilt culture Catholic guilt Mea culpa Jewish guilt Guilty...
- Survivor guilt (or survivor's guilt; also called survivor syndrome or survivor's syndrome and survivor disorder or survivor's disorder) is a mental condition...
- Jewish guilt is the supposed guilt felt by some Jews. Currently, Jewish guilt is often a source of Jewish humor, but sometimes leads to self-hatred among...
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- ****ual guilt is a negative emotional response ****ociated with the feeling of anxiety, guilt or shame in relation to ****ual activity. It is also known as...
- White guilt, or Western European guilt, is the individual or collective guilt felt by some white people for harm resulting from racist treatment of ethnic...
- A guilt trip is a feeling of guilt or responsibility, especially an unjustified one induced by someone else. Creating a guilt trip in another person may...
- German collective guilt refers to the notion of a collective guilt attributed to Germany and its people for perpetrating the Holocaust and starting World...
- Guilt is a 2019 dark comedy-drama four-part series, which was the first drama commission of the new BBC Scotland channel before being broadcast on BBC2...
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