Definition of 'contrition'
Example sentences containing 'contrition'
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Nothing could save him, for there was no contrition in his heart. HERE BE DRAGONS (2002)She had replaced the receiver before I could launch into my overwrought hymn of contrition. LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
He went up the steps and entered the downstairs hallway; he paused, full of contrition at the thought of Eva. THE OUTSIDER (2002)
Synonyms of 'contrition'
regret, sorrow, remorse, repentance
Trends of 'contrition'
Used Occasionally. contrition is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of contrition from the Collins English Dictionary
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