Contrite

Definition of Contrite

Con´trite
a.1.Thoroughly bruised or broken.
2.Broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent.
A contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
- Ps. li. 17.
Be penitent, and for thy fault contrite.
- Milton.
n.1.A contrite person.
v.1.In a contrite manner.

Related Words

penitent, remorseful, repentant, rueful, ruthful, sorry
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