Definitions for contritekənˈtraɪt, ˈkɒn traɪt
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contrite, remorseful, rueful, ruthful(adj)
feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
Sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for oneu2019s own actions; apologetic.
Origin: From contritus.
thoroughly bruised or broken
broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent
a contrite person
in a contrite manner
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon′trīt, adj. broken-hearted for sin: penitent.—adv. Con′tritely.—ns. Con′triteness; Contri′tion, deep sorrow for sin: remorse. [L. contritus—conter-ĕre—con, wholly, ter-ĕre, to bruise.]
The numerical value of contrite in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of contrite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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The more they say, the more liability they could potentially create for themselves, they are low key, contrite and helpful.
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