Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
The definition of penitent is feeling or showing remorse for something.
Marked by or filled with remorse.
Feeling or expressing regret for one's sins or misdeeds
Characterized by or demonstrating repentance; penitent.
Feeling shame because something bad, wrong, or foolish was done
(Now Rare) Full of ruth; feeling, showing, or arousing pity or sorrow
Showing deferential or submissive respect:
Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
Not mattering one way or the other; unimportant; immaterial:
Of, relating to, or expressing penitence.
Causing, feeling, or expressing sorrow or regret:
Having or exhibiting no remorse.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Find another word for contrite. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contrite, like: regretful, penitent, remorseful, regret, humbled, repentent, repentant, apologetic, ashamed, sorry and sorrowful.