Contrite synonyms

kən-trīt', kŏn'trīt'
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Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
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Characterized by or demonstrating repentance; penitent.
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Feeling the positive effects of humility.
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Marked by or filled with remorse.
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Feeling shame because something bad, wrong, or foolish was done
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The definition of penitent is feeling or showing remorse for something.
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Feeling or expressing regret for one's sins or misdeeds
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(Of a person) Regretful for an action; grieved or saddened, especially by the loss of something or someone.
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Having the character of apology; regretfully excusing
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Exhibiting compunctions, scruples, feelings of guilt.
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Showing deferential or submissive respect:
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Inspiring pity or compassion.
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Of a person, full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed; distraught.
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Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart.
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Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
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Not mattering one way or the other; unimportant; immaterial:
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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Of, relating to, or expressing penitence.
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(Now Rare) Full of ruth; feeling, showing, or arousing pity or sorrow
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Having or exhibiting no remorse.
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Tending to impair or damage; injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or injury.
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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.