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

 re·morse /rɪˈmɔrs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·morse n.
 1. The anguish, like gnawing pain, excited by a sense of guilt; compunction of conscience for a crime committed, or for the sins of one's past life. “Nero will be tainted with remorse.”
 2. Sympathetic sorrow; pity; compassion.
 Curse on the unpardoning prince, whom tears can draw
 To no remorse.   --Dryden.
 But evermore it seem'd an easier thing
 At once without remorse to strike her dead.   --Tennyson.
 Syn: -- Compunction; regret; anguish; grief; compassion. See Compunction.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed) [syn: compunction,