- The definition of remorseful is contrite, regretful or sorry.
If you feel bad about having stolen something and you wish you had not done it, this is an example of when you are remorseful.
remorseful definition by Webster's New World
full of remorse; feeling, expressing, or caused by remorse
remorseful definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Marked by or filled with remorse.
- re·morseˈful·ly adverb
- re·morseˈful·ness noun