Synonyms of guilt
1 shameDictionary • Her emotions went from anger to guilt in the space of a few seconds.
shame • I don't want to bring shame on the family name.
regret • He has no regrets about retiring.
remorse • He has shown no remorse for his actions.
contrition • The next day he'd be full of contrition for hurting her.
2 culpability • You were never convinced of his guilt, were you?
culpability • He added there was clear culpability on the part of the government.
blame • Bad women never take the blame for anything.
responsibility • They have admitted responsibility for the accident.
misconduct • He was dismissed from his job for gross misconduct.
delinquency • He had no history of delinquency.
criminality • The evils of unemployment have increased criminality in the inner cities.
wickedness • moral arguments about the wickedness of nuclear weapons
iniquity • He rails against the iniquities of capitalism.
wrongdoing • The authorities haven't found any evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
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• Bad women never take the blame for anything.
contritionIf you are contrite, you are very sorry because you have done something wrong. (noun)
• The next day he'd be full of contrition for hurting her.
criminalityCriminal means connected with crime. (noun)
• The evils of unemployment have increased criminality in the inner cities.
Thesaurus for guilt from the Collins English Thesaurus
the fact or state of having done wrong or committed an offence