guilt
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guilt(
gihlt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (responsibility)
a. la culpa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He accepted the guilt for losing the company's biggest client.Aceptó la culpa por perder el cliente más grande de la empresa.
2. (regret)
a. la culpa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The criminal's guilt ate away at his conscience until he confessed.La culpa del criminal le carcomía la conciencia hasta que confesó.
b. la culpabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The driver couldn't shake the feeling of guilt after the terrible car accident.El conductor no se podía quitar el sentimiento de culpabilidad después del accidente de coche.
3. (legal)
a. la culpabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His guilt became clear when the document came to light.Su culpabilidad quedó clara cuando el documento salió a la luz.
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guilt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (blame)
a. la culpa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
an admission of guiltuna declaración de culpabilidad
2. (emotion)
a. la culpabilidad f, culpa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to feel guilttener sentimientos de culpabilidad
guilt complexcomplejo de culpabilidad
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guilt [ɡɪlt]
noun
(gen) culpa (f); culpabilidad (f); (Jur) culpabilidad (f)
feelings of guilt sentimientos (m) de culpa or de culpabilidad; to admit one's guilt confesarse culpable; she was racked with guilt la atormentaba el remordimiento
modifier
guilt complex (n) complejo (m) de culpabilidad or de culpa
guilt trip (n)
there's no point in having a guilt trip about it no merece la pena empezar con sentimientos de culpabilidad; no merece la pena sentirse culpable
After a good splurge don't put yourself through a guilt trip After an eating binge don't put yourself through a guilt trip. Just pick up with sensible habits the next day His study shows that nice behaviour traits tend to be inherited, nasty ones learned. Is this hope for the human race - or a guilt trip for mothers?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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