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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : a contrite sinner
  • The American seemed unimpressed by Sharpe's contriteness.
  • The formality of her tone showed more anger than contriteness to Secca.
  • She looked up, saw his contriteness, and the rest of the tension left her. for more
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