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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconscience-strickenˈconscience-ˌstricken adjective  GUILTY/FEEL GUILTYfeeling very guilty about something that you have done wrong I hurried home, conscience-stricken at leaving mother alone.
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conscience-strickenNo wonder he was so conscience-stricken and gentle.Maybe he is conscience-stricken at having arranged their deaths.They are heading off to bed early when conscience-stricken Jackie comes out with the devastating revelation.She knew she had will-power when she chose to exercise it and she was still conscience-stricken over her outburst regarding Alison.
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