Definition of 'contrition'
Example sentences containing 'contrition'
Louise was weeping quietly now, reading the passages of contrition for the damage inflicted on her and her children.FORESTS OF THE NIGHT (2002)
Nothing could save him, for there was no contrition in his heart.HERE BE DRAGONS (2002) 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)
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Definition of contrition from the Collins English Dictionary