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adj. guilt·ier, guilt·iest
a. Responsible for a reprehensible act; culpable.
b. Law Found to have violated a criminal law by a jury or judge.
c. Deserving blame, as for an error: guilty of misjudgment.
2. Suffering from or prompted by a sense of guilt: a guilty conscience.

guilt′i·ly adv.
guilt′i·ness n.
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Patient discussion about guilty

Q. I feel guilty about my health caring.Can things I do (or not do) as parent, cause autism in my child? I am a parent who is planning to send my child to school for the first time. : I feel guilty about my health caring. Can things I do (or not do) as parent, cause autism in my child?

A. If everyone feels guilty like you about their health, then this whole earth will hold perfect humans with complete health. I wish you the same. Autism is a biomedical disorder. We don't know if there are any things that a parent can do or not do, conclusively, will determine whether their child gets autism or not. In fact, there is no association with anything that a parent can do and their child ending up with autism. Most of the evidence right now points to there being a very strong genetic predisposition in most cases of autism, but not all.

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Guiltier argues that this sort of dissent, if executed thoughtfully and effectively, is not "[m]ere public grandstanding" but rather "a powerful pedagogical opportunity to open up space for public deliberation and engagement." Id.
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As someone who is sensitive, I thought I'd feel guiltier about the whole thing, but no one was made to look stupid except me.
I not deny, The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, May in the sworn twelve have a thief or two Guiltier than him they try.
In contrast, buying bonus packs encourages increased consumption, resulting in consumers feeling even guiltier. Mishra and Mishra (2011) found that consumers avoided buying bonus packs containing food that was not considered healthy because they felt that they would eat more food that was not good for them.
in EASTENDERS (8pm BBC1) AS LUCY Beale's dead body lies on Walford Common, you'll be scanning the cast's faces tonight trying to spot who looks guiltier than usual.
I felt plenty guilty when I snuck the toy to school that day, and even guiltier when I returned home with the knife.
That objective has raised the research problem of our article: do women perceive themselves as being guiltier than men when boycotting a company?
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