how to pronounce contrite

kəntɹaɪt

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meanings of contrite

adjective:

  1. Sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one's own actions; apologetic.
  2. Thoroughly bruised or broken.

noun:

  1. A contrite person; a penitent.