The criminality and consequent exposure to punishment resulting from willful disobedience of law, or from morally wrong action; the state of one who has broken a moral or political law; crime; criminality; offense against right.
A feeling of regret or remorse for having committed some improper act; a recognition of one's own responsibility for doing something wrong.
bearing responsibility for an offense or wrong doing; remorseful awareness of having done wrong.
The negative Mercy feeling which comes from triggering conscience. Perceiver thought knows that there is a connection between some good Mercy experience and a bad Mercy result. Because Mercy thought has identified with the good Mercy experience, Perceiver strategy predicts that Mercy strategy will also have to identify with the bad Mercy result.
A psychological feeling of discomfort that arises from some imbalance in our lives.
(Hewa) A feeling of remorse from a belief that one has done wrong.
the state of having committed an offense
remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence
Final disposition. Having committed a crime.
the word used by an accused in pleading to an indictment when he confesses the crime of which he is charged, and by the ju4ry in convicting.
A legal term that is often used instead of compunction. The word guilt has the unfortunate implication of a hopeless situation, so it is better to use the terms compunction or contrition in a theological setting. Feelings of guilt are only constructive if they lead to repentance, forgiveness, reconciliation, justification, and sanctification.
the feeling experienced in relation to sin; its reflection from our minds is seen in all the negative feelings and beliefs we have about ourselves, mostly unconscious; rests on a sense of inherent unworthiness, seemingly beyond even the forgiving power of God, Who we erroneously believe demands punishment for our seeming sin of separation against Him; following the ego's counsel that to look on guilt would destroy us, we deny its presence in our minds, and then project it outward in the form of attack, either onto others as anger or onto our own bodies as sickness. see: scarcity principle
In criminal law, guilt is entirely externally defined by the state, or more generally a â€œcourt of law.â€ Being â€œguiltyâ€ of a criminal offense, means one has committed a violation of criminal law, or performed all the elements of the offense set out by a criminal statute. See generally http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/cgi-bin/getcase.pl?court=1st&navby=case&no=942217 United States v. Rivera-Gomez, 67 F.3d 993, 997 (1st Cir. 1995).