GREdic.com
The Ultimate GRE Word List & Dictionary

flashcard mode: on | off

contrite

audio pronunciation audio pronunciation audio pronunciation
adjective
  • regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness [Princeton Review]
  • filled with or showing deep regret for having done wrong; repentant [Barron]
  • grieving and penitent for sin or shortcoming [Taisha]

More word meanings for contrite
from leading online dictionaries:

Wiktionary:
contrite @ wiktionary
WordNet:
contrite @ wordnet.princeton.edu
Merriam-Webster Online:
contrite @ M-W.com
MSN Encarta:
contrite @ Encarta
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language:
contrite @ AHD provided by Yahoo! Education
Answers.com:
contrite @ Answers.com
Search for more definitions on Google:
Google define:contrite
Search for more definitions on Yahoo!:
Yahoo! define:contrite
Search for more definitions on Ask.com:
Ask.com dictionary: contrite