Synonyms and Antonyms of contriteness
a feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing his determination to make things right again was seen as a sign of his sincere contriteness Synonyms of contriteness guilt, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rue, self-reproach, shameWords Related to contriteness compunction, misgiving, prick, qualm, scruple; blame, culpability, fault; liability, rap, responsibility; chagrin, embarrassment; anguish, distress, grief, ruth, sadness, sorrow; bloodguilt, bloodguiltiness; apology, excuses, hand-wringing, mea culpaAntonyms of contriteness impenitence, remorselessness
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