Contrition in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Contrition

the state of feeling remorseful or sorry for what one has done

Examples of Contrition in a sentence

The defendant pled guilty to the crime and expressed heartfelt contrition for the things he done.  🔊

Although he tried to express his regret through acts of contrition, no one believed the thief was actually remorseful.  🔊

Through a sorrow-filled speech, the politician expressed contrition for his inappropriate office behavior.  🔊

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