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contrite

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  • adjregretful
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Synonyms for contrite

adj regretful
  • apologetic
  • humble
  • remorseful
  • repentant
  • sorry
  • attritional
  • chastened
  • compunctious
  • conscience-stricken
  • penitent
  • penitential
  • sorrowful

Antonyms for contrite

  • hurtful
  • indifferent
  • mean
  • unrepentant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to contrite

apologetic

adjective. expressing remorse, regret
  • atoning
  • attritional
  • compunctious
  • conciliatory
  • contrite
  • expiatory
  • explanatory
  • on one's knees
  • penitent
  • penitential
  • propitiatory
  • regretful
  • remorseful
  • repentant
  • rueful
  • self-effacing
  • self-incriminating
  • sorry
  • supplicating

ashamed

adjective. regretting, remorseful

bad

adjective. sorry

badder

adjective. sorry

baddest

adjective. sorry

compunctious

adjective. remorseful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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