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Synonyms for contrite

Adjective

1. contrite, remorseful, rueful, ruthful, sorry, penitent (vs. impenitent), repentant (vs. unrepentant)
usage: feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
2. contrite, apologetic (vs. unapologetic), excusatory
usage: feeling regret for a fault or offence
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