Part of speech:
Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
Characterized by or demonstrating repentance; penitent.
Marked by or filled with remorse.
Feeling shame because something bad, wrong, or foolish was done
The definition of penitent is feeling or showing remorse for something.
Feeling or expressing regret for one's sins or misdeeds
Showing deferential or submissive respect:
Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
Not mattering one way or the other; unimportant; immaterial:
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Of, relating to, or expressing penitence.
(Now Rare) Full of ruth; feeling, showing, or arousing pity or sorrow
Having or exhibiting no remorse.
Find another word for contrite. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contrite, like: regretful, repentant, humbled, remorseful, ashamed, penitent, regret, sorry, apologetic, compunctious and humble.