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Definition of Contrite


  1. Thoroughly bruised or broken.
  2. Broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent.
  3. A contrite person.
  4. In a contrite manner.

Contrite Translations

contrite in German is zerknirscht, reuevoll
contrite in Spanish is contrito