Synonyms and Antonyms of contrite
feeling sorrow for a wrong that one has done being contrite is not enough to spare you an arrest if you're caught shoplifting Synonyms of contrite apologetic, compunctious, penitent, regretful, remorseful, repentant, rueful, sorry Words Related to contrite ashamed, shamefaced, sheepish; dolorous, grieving, lugubrious, mournful, plaintive, sorrowful, wailing, weeping, woeful Near Antonyms of contrite compassionless, cruel, merciless, pitiless, ruthless, unmerciful; shameless, unashamed Antonyms of contrite impenitent, remorseless, unapologetic, unrepentant
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