Definitions for contritekənˈtraɪt, ˈkɒn traɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrite, remorseful, rueful, ruthful(adj)

    feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses


  1. contrite(Adjective)

    Sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for oneu2019s own actions; apologetic.

  2. Origin: From contritus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contrite(adj)

    thoroughly bruised or broken

  2. Contrite(adj)

    broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent

  3. Contrite(noun)

    a contrite person

  4. Contrite

    in a contrite manner

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