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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·morse·ful a.
 1. Full of remorse.
    The full tide of remorseful passion had abated.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. Compassionate; feeling tenderly. [Obs.]
 3. Exciting pity; pitiable. [Obs.]
 -- Re*morse*ful*ly, adv. -- Re*morse*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a rueful manner; "`I made a big mistake,' he said
            ruefully" [syn: ruefully, contritely]