Examples of contrition in a Sentence
Were her tears a true sign of contrition?
once again she heard her abusive husband's tearful expressions of contrition
Recent Examples of contrition from the Web
Forrest refused customary contrition, horrifying the starched upper class (and delighting Americans with his brash defiance).
In his clear, cursive style, Welch expressed similar contrition in his note.
The press is perfectly well equipped, and equally within the bounds of good practice, to close ranks around Jacobs, hound Gianforte, demand contrition, mark him for extraordinary scrutiny.
Though S.N.L. has never directly, officially apologized for Trump’s 2015 hosting gig, the show has given off the appearance of contrition over that decision.
At a public meeting organized by Hartshill and Harpfields Occasions, a community group, Mr. Nuttall mixed defiance with contrition when accused of lying.
Despite his expression of contrition, several Democratic senators criticized him as unsuited to a diplomatic post, let alone one as critical as the ambassadorship to Israel.
But if gaming is your religion, the purchase of Nvidia’s 8800 GTX is merely an act of contrition.
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Synonym Discussion of contrition
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Definition of contrition for English Language Learners
: the state of feeling sorry for bad behavior : the state of being contrite
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