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Definition of Contrite

Contrite a. means: Broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent.

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Contrite a. means: Broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent.

Meaning of Contrite

Contrite (a.) means: Broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent.

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Contrite (v.): In a contrite manner.

Contrite (n.): A contrite person.

Contrite (a.): Thoroughly bruised or broken.

Broken (v. t.): Subdued; humbled; contrite.

Impenitent (a.): Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart.

Attrite (a.): Repentant from fear of punishment; having attrition of grief for sin; -- opposed to contrite.

Contrite (a.): Broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent.

Penitent (a.): Feeling pain or sorrow on account of sins or offenses; repentant; contrite; sincerely affected by a sense of guilt, and resolved on amendment of life.

Contrition (n.): The state of being contrite; deep sorrow and repentance for sin, because sin is displeasing to God; humble penitence; through repentance.

Indulgence (n.): Remission of the temporal punishment due to sins, after the guilt of sin has been remitted by sincere repentance; absolution from the censures and public penances of the church. It is a payment of the debt of justice to God by the application of the merits of Christ and his saints to the contrite soul through the church. It is therefore believed to diminish or destroy for sins the punishment of purgatory.

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Meaning of Contrite

Contrite means: In a contrite manner.

Meaning of Contrite

Contrite means: A contrite person.

Meaning of Contrite

Contrite means: Thoroughly bruised or broken.

Meaning of Broken

Broken means: Subdued; humbled; contrite.

Meaning of Impenitent

Impenitent means: Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart.

Meaning of Attrite

Attrite means: Repentant from fear of punishment; having attrition of grief for sin; -- opposed to contrite.

Meaning of Contrite

Contrite means: Broken down with grief and penitence; deeply sorrowful for sin because it is displeasing to God; humbly and thoroughly penitent.

Meaning of Penitent

Penitent means: Feeling pain or sorrow on account of sins or offenses; repentant; contrite; sincerely affected by a sense of guilt, and resolved on amendment of life.

Meaning of Contrition

Contrition means: The state of being contrite; deep sorrow and repentance for sin, because sin is displeasing to God; humble penitence; through repentance.

Meaning of Indulgence

Indulgence means: Remission of the temporal punishment due to sins, after the guilt of sin has been remitted by sincere repentance; absolution from the censures and public penances of the church. It is a payment of the debt of justice to God by the application of the merits of Christ and his saints to the contrite soul through the church. It is therefore believed to diminish or destroy for sins the punishment of purgatory.

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