HyperDic: contrition

English > 1 sense of the word contrition:
NOUNfeelingcontrition, attrition, contritenesssorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
contrition > pronunciation
Soundskahntrih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > contrition: 1 sense > noun 1, feeling
Meaningsorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation.
Synonymsattrition, contriteness
Broadersorrow, regret, rue, ruefulnesssadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
Spanisharrepentimiento, contrición, remordimiento
Catalancontrició, remordiment

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