Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Guilt"

The meaning of "Guilt" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does the guilt of not following up with Josh had hit him like a truck. mean?
A: This has metaphor. It basically means that hit him very hard.
If you imagine an accident when a truck hits you, is that kind of feeling
Q: What does a classic guilt trip mean?
A: Classic in this case would mean something that's been done over and over again for a long time

Guilt trip = trying to make someone feel bad about something usually in order to gain something
Q: What does a guilt complex of mean?
A: Having a '_____' complex is a mental state where someone feels obsessively about something for some reason. Usually a bit of a negative meaning.

Another example is a Napoleaon complex (or a height/shortness complex). This is when someone who is very short feels self-conscious about their height, and acts more aggressive to other people because of it.

So, a guilt complex is when somone (maybe because of a social or cultural reason) feels very, very guilty about something, and acts a certain way to over-compensate for it.
Q: What does It speaks to the young man’s resolve, but also to his guilt over what he had done. mean?
A: "It" is referring to the police's inability to get him to admit his crime.
Q: What does I earned this guilt. mean?
A: I worked hard enough (in the military) to deserve to have people feel bad for me

Example sentences using "Guilt"

Q: Please show me example sentences with guilt trip.
A: My mother guilt trips me if I don't call her every day.

My boyfriend lays a guilt trip on me if I don't make him dinner.
Q: Please show me example sentences with guilt .
A: I feel guilty for lying to my parents.
Q: Please show me example sentences with guilt trip.
A: A guilt trip when when you try to make someone feel bad about something, or someone tries to make you feel bad about something.


If I forgot your birthday, and you kept saying a lot of things to try to make me feel sad, you would be giving me a guilt trip, or be trying to give me a guilt trip.

It's actually a hard word for me to put into a sentence haha.

"She's trying to give me a guilt trip for forgetting her birthday"
"She's giving me a guilt trip for forgetting her birthday"
"Stop trying to give me a guilt trip"

Synonyms of "Guilt" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between guilt trip somebody and gaslight somebody ?
A: To ‘guilt trip’ means persuading someone not to do something by making them feel guilt about it.

To ‘gaslight’ means making someone doubt what they know to be true and making them feel like they haven’t remembered it correctly or aren’t mentally stable.

Both can be forms of emotional abuse.
Q: What is the difference between guilt and blame ?
A: Basically guilt is what you feel when you made a mistake and blame is when someone says you're wrong even if you're not.

I took the blame for her.
(I wasn't guilty, but I wanted to protect her.)
The guilt I feel is too big. (Because I did something bad.)
Q: What is the difference between guilt and fault ?
A: Guilt - The sad, horrible feeling that you get when you do something wrong even when you know it's wrong to do it.
Fault- Mistake.

I feel guilty for shouting at my little child - here it means that you are feeling bad because of your actions even know they weren't right.
It's your fault that I lost my money.
Fault = person's mistake.
Guilt is an emotion. Fault is, you could say, an action
Q: What is the difference between guilt and blame ?
A: Blame is to make someone responsible for something bad and Guilt is the feeling after doing something wrong.
Q: What is the difference between guilt and guilty ?
A: Guilty is the adjective form of guilt.

Translations of "Guilt"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does 'guilt free brand‘ mean?
A: An ethical brand. No animal testing, no underpaid foreign labor, no environmental harm.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? - feel guilty
- feel guilt
which one is correct?
A: Depends on the context.
He always feels guilty seeing her injury.
He could feel guilt rising in him as he saw her injury.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? guilt
A: The u is really silent.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "false guilt"
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Guilt"

Q: He admitted guilt for murders of 10 women does this sound natural?
A: “He confessed to the murders of 10 women.”
Q: Discussing the guilt of working-class mother in BOOK NAME. (it's a title does this sound natural?
A: Ah whoops I thought you meant it as a sentence. Then just add an "a" in front of "working-class mother."
Q: What is exactly white guilt? I've never heard this word ever until I started watching some you tube videos.
And I still don't completely understand it 😞
A: @lecollierjaune: this is really prevalent in America because of how bad slavery and racism was over here. White guilt is the idea that young people today feel guilty for the things their racial ancestors did. It's also seen as a bit of a joke sometimes, but overall people don't really talk about it day to day.
Q: What does "guilt" in 57 mean?
A: Howard's mother often tries to make Howard not do things by making him feel bad about doing them. This is called guilting. You guilt someone into doing what you want.

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