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Guilt (emotion) is an emotion that occurs when a person believes that they have violated a moral standard.

Guilt may also refer to:

Etymology

From Middle English gilt, gult, from Old English gylt (“guilt, sin, offense, crime, fault”), of obscure origin. Perhaps connected with Old English ġieldan (“to yield, pay, pay for, reward, requite, render, worship, serve, sacrifice to, punish”). See yield.

See *gheldh-

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