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contrite

adjective

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feeling sorrow for a wrong that one has done
  • being contrite is not enough to spare you a detention if you're caught skipping class

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“Contrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contrite. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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