Contrite means filled with or remorse or guilt.
Contrite is an adjective.
Synonyms: humbled, remorseful, chastened, apologetic, penitent.
Antonyms: proud, unrepentant, unapologetic, smug.
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.