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Contrite means filled with or remorse or guilt.

Contrite is an adjective.

Synonyms: humbled, remorseful, chastened, apologetic, penitent.

Antonyms: proud, unrepentant, unapologetic, smug.

Sample Usage

God will forgive the contrite sinner.

Mr.Ravi's contrite words did not match his facial expression.

Baking brownies for you and apologizing was an act of contrition.

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