Part of speech:
Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
Characterized by or demonstrating repentance; penitent.
Embarrassed as because of feeling chagrin
Being unable to think with clarity or act with understanding and intelligence.
The definition of contrite is feeling or expressing sorrow or regret.
Causing, feeling, or expressing sorrow or regret:
The definition of penitent is feeling or showing remorse for something.
Feeling guilty or remorseful because of having done some wrong
The definition of crestfallen is being very disappointed or depressed.
Ill at ease; uneasy.
Hesitating or undecided; vacillating; doubtful
Showing blushes; rosy red.
Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
Of a line, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
Ashamed, dejected, or sheepish
The definition of perplexed is full of uncertainty, confused or puzzled.
Beaumont and Fletcher
Marked by or filled with remorse.
Feeling or showing no remorse, shame, or embarrassment:
Marked by a lack of shame:
Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
- Chagrined suggests embarrassment coupled usually with regret over what might have been prevented chagrined at her error
- Mortified suggests humiliation so great as to seem almost fatal to one's pride or self-esteem she was mortified by his rude behavior in front of her family
- Humiliated implies a sense of being humbled or disgraced humiliated by my failure
- Ashamed implies embarrassment, and sometimes guilt, felt because of one's own or another's wrong or foolish behavior ashamed of his tears
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