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1. contriteness

noun. sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation.

Synonyms

  • attrition
  • rue
  • regret
  • contrition
  • ruefulness

Antonyms

  • joy
  • increase
  • accept

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Example sentences of the word contriteness


1. Noun, singular or mass
The process of admitting a mistake and apologizing for it demonstrates a contriteness and repentance, and shows respect for others’ feelings.

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