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)
Trends of 'contrition'
Used Occasionally. contrition is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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