HyperDic: contriteness

English > 1 sense of the word contriteness:
NOUNfeelingcontriteness, attrition, contritionsorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
English > contriteness: 1 sense > noun 1, feeling
Meaningsorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation.
Synonymsattrition, contrition
Broadersorrow, regret, rue, ruefulnesssadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
Spanisharrepentimiento, contrición, remordimiento
Catalancontrició, remordiment
Adjectivescontritefeeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins / sins or offenses

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