Definition of Contrite. Meaning of Contrite. Synonyms of Contrite

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Definition of Contrite

Contrite
Contrite Con"trite (?; 277), a. [L. contritus bruised, p. p. of contrere to grind, bruise; con- + terere to rub, grind: cf. F. contrit See Trite.] 1. Thoroughly bruised or broken. [Obs.] 2. Broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent. A contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. --Ps. li. 17. Be penitent, and for thy fault contrite. --Milton. Syn: Penitent; repentant; humble; sorrowful.
Contrite
Contrite Con"trite, n. A contrite person. --Hooker.
Contrite
Contrite Con"trite, v. In a contrite manner.

Meaning of Contrite from wikipedia

- In Christianity, contrition or contriteness (from the Latin contritus 'ground to pieces', i.e. crushed by guilt) is repentance for sins one has committed...
- "True Contrite" was made available for streaming. The band pla**** on the 2015 edition of Warped Tour. On July 6, "Disdain" and "True Contrite" were released...
- Retrieved 27 September 2021. Myrow, Rachael. "Pinterest Sounds A More Contrite Tone After Black Former Employees Speak Out". NPR. Retrieved 28 September...
- Unpredictably precipitous outbursts and fury; uncontrollable rage and fearsome attacks; feelings of humiliation are pent-up and discharged; subsequently contrite....
- also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones. God's presence with...
- out the invalidity: absolution requires contrition, and a man cannot be contrite for a sin at the same time that he is intending to commit it Canto XXVIII...
- executions. Verse 19 in the Hebrew suggests that God desires a "broken and contrite heart" more than he does sacrificial offerings. The idea of using brokenheartedness...
- causing controversy. Although conscious of his problems, he was publicly not contrite about them; he said of his career: "I spent a lot of money on booze, birds...
- consistent: Own what you did, tell people what you'll do to be better, be contrite, and finally, accept that it doesn't matter what you intended." He concluded...
- (the "Lord God of Hosts" and His "ancient sacrifice" of "a humble and contrite heart") – its military or material possessions will be insufficient in...