feel guilty

feel guilty (about something)

to feel that one is to blame for something; to feel intense regret for something that one has done. I feel guilty for forgetting about your birthday. You shouldn't feel guilty about the accident. It's not your fault.
See also: feel, guilty
References in classic literature ?
I would feel guilty if there were anything I was ashamed to tell you.
Oh, Rita," she repeated with unexpected acidity, which somehow made me feel guilty of an incredible breach of good manners.
It was bad enough before, when we thought he'd done it, but I'm hanged if it isn't worse now, when we all feel guilty for having been so down on the fellow.
I feel guilty, too, as the chemo might save my life and yet all I can think about is how I don't want to lose my hair.
Coleen says PLEASE don't feel guilty about that - it's just a visible reminder of the treatment but yet another thing you have to deal with on top of everything else.
HALF of workers feel guilty about calling in sick and staying at home even when they have a genuine illness, a new study shows.
WORKERS FEEL GUILTY OVER TIME OFF SICK HALF of workers feel guilty about calling in sick and staying at home, even when they have a genuine illness, a new study shows.
We feel guilty, kung totoo 'yon na naging dissatisfied yung mga tao dahil kay Presidente, dahil sa war on drugs na ginagawa namin, we feel guilty.
happy, I still about Despite the fact they are more independent, more mature and emotionally stable and happy, I still feel guilty about absolutely everything.
I will always feel guilty I didn't pay more attention and didn't speak up.
The study found that people who feel guilty are motivated to improve even in areas unrelated to the original source of their guilt.
He said, 'Don't tug on people's heart strings and make people feel guilty - don't make people feel guilty because if they feel guilty they will give a fiver, if they are having fun they will give 20 quid.
The Golden Globe winner said that she did feel guilty and scared if she worked, and guilty and afraid about not working, asserting now it felt awesome to have another baby when she was a grown-up.
ISLAMABAD -- Nearly half of women feel guilty about eating carbohydrates, even though carbs have an essential part in a healthy diet, according to a research finding.
Those with a pre-existing weight problem are probably more likely to try and omit snacks and feel guilty about snacking.