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Definition of Contrition


  1. The act of grinding or ribbing to powder; attrition; friction; rubbing.
  2. The state of being contrite; deep sorrow and repentance for sin, because sin is displeasing to God; humble penitence; through repentance.
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Contrition Translations

contrition in German is Reue, Zerknirschung
contrition in Italian is pentimento
contrition in Spanish is penitencia