Noun(1) sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
(1) Participation in these gatherings is simply not consonant with the depression and contrition that the mourner experiences.(2) In other areas, however, such public contrition has been sadly lacking.(3) Their success seemed to depend on their intensity, and their intensity depended on the rhetorical ability of the preacher to inspire a sense of contrition for past offenses.(4) ├ö├ç├┐Champions have to learn to play with pain - to handle their contrition with both dignity and courage,├ö├ç├û he told me.(5) He answers how he wishes to answer; he is contrite without offering contrition .(6) The hollowness of his contrition was particular acute when he stumbled over the carefully prepared words where he was to tell the media that he had learnt an important lesson about his responsibility as a role model for kids.(7) Mitigating factors relating to the offender may include: the offender's age; clear evidence or remorse or contrition ; a timely plea of guilt.(8) If the wrongdoer has come to the point of realizing his wrong, then one hopes there will be remorse, or at least some contrition or sorrow.(9) Lincoln regularly used the language of scripture, but in a way that called both sides in the Civil War to contrition and repentance.(10) If they died without contrition they would go to hell, where prayers could not assist them.(11) prayers of contrition(12) to show contrition for his crime he offered to do community service(13) It is beyond question that contrition or remorse are factors which will usually operate in the accused's favour; but not always.(14) In Catholic theology, the requirements are: contrition , confession and satisfaction.(15) Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without Church discipline, Communion without confession, absolution without contrition .(16) His contrition and his guilt do not help to free him from his bondage, though.
1. remorse ::
3. repentance ::
4. penitence ::
5. sorrow ::
7. regret ::
9. pangs of conscience ::
10. shame ::
11. guilt ::
12. compunction ::
13. rue ::
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