contrite[ kuhn-trahyt, kon-trahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF contrite
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTRITE
A broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Her's was "a broken and a contrite heart," and of such is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed, a thousand times blessed, will be the outpouring of a contrite heart.
He often sat with her now, watching her for hours, puzzled and anxious, but not contrite.
Has ravening aspiration any compunction; any contrite visitings of nature?
"It was all my fault," exclaimed David, in a contrite voice.
In time they were succeeded by an affectation of contrite apology and self-depreciation.
The promise of the indwelling and the quickening of the Holy One is to the humble and contrite.
The Lofty One, whose name is Holy, dwells with the contrite one.
If he makes an error, it will be followed by a contrite heart.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR CONTRITE
- in error
- in the wrong
- on one's head
- out of line