Synonyms for contriteness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTRITENESS
There was no contriteness in his heart; no impression had been made upon him.
Dr. Bemis's voice changed from harsh tenseness to contriteness.
But, instead of saying that, he stood looking at me, with a tragically humble sort of contriteness.
When he had caught up with her, his contriteness was such that she was willing to believe he had not meant to insult her.
(Worship God in spirit and with the contriteness of thy spirit).
What could he do but kiss her quivering lips and smile at the whimsical way in which she expressed her contriteness?