Definition of Guilt-ridden

1. Adjective. Feeling or revealing a sense of guilt. "So guilt-ridden he could not face his father"

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Definition of Guilt-ridden

1. Adjective. Having a strong sense of guilt. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guilt-ridden

guillemets
guilleminite
guillemot
guillemots
guilloche
guilloched
guilloches
guillotine
guillotine amputation
guillotined
guillotines
guillotining
guilor
guilors
guilt
guilt-ridden (current term)
guilt-sick
guilt feelings
guilt pang
guilt trip
guilt trips
guilted
guilter
guilters
guiltfree
guiltie
guiltier
guilties
guiltiest

Literary usage of Guilt-ridden

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1. Heartache of Motherhood by Joyce Nicholson (1983)
"To alleviate my monotony, and to relieve my complete dependence on my husband, I sought some work, and because of my guilt-ridden feeling that not to be at ..."

2. Rural Substance Abuse: State of Knowledge & Issues edited by Elizabeth B. Robertson (1999)
"Here, significant usage beyond the limits of abstention could induce guilt-ridden self- statements that a woman may as well keep using, since the sacred vow ..."

3. Parents, Peers and Pot II: Parents in Action by Marsha Manatt (1996)
"... for example, which are burdened, almost daily, with new demands levied upon them by an anxious and guilt-ridden society; to the churches, which likewise ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... guilt-ridden —Margaret Drabble, The Needle's Eye, 1972 “They (teen-age salespeople) know what you want and they can relate,” says Karen Rascon as she ..."

5. Intermediate Sanctions in Sentencing Guidelines by Michael Tonry (1998)
"Because such offenses often involve psychopathology; because a prison sentence would break up the family, possibly leaving the victim feeling guilt-ridden ..."

6. What Holds Us Together: Social Cohesion in South Africa by David Chidester, Phillip Dexter (2004)
"Female virtue in its Christian, guilt-ridden format is hardly what all traditions are about, and much sexual banter and licence is encouraged in many ..."

7. Creation, the Sacred Universe: The Incubation of the Phoenix by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"He casts his nets of fear on the waters of your awareness, then draws them with ropes of “reason”, back into a guilt-ridden past. You can only experience in ..."

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