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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contriteness, such as: attrition, compunction, guilt, penitence, regret, and remorse.

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How to use contriteness in a sentence

  • When he had caught up with her, his contriteness was such that she was willing to believe he had not meant to insult her.

    A Modern Chronicle, Complete | Winston Churchill
  • But, instead of saying that, he stood looking at me, with a tragically humble sort of contriteness.

    The Prairie Mother | Arthur Stringer

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