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Definition of contrition noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

contrition

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kənˈtrɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈtrɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the feeling of being very sorry for something bad that you have done synonym remorse a look of contrition