Contrite - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Contrite.

APOLOGETIC
ASHAMED
PENITENT
REPENTANT
RUING
SORRY
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APOLOGETIC
  1. offering or expressing apology; "an apologetic note"; "an apologetic manner"
ASHAMED
  1. feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"
PENITENT
  1. feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)
REPENTANT
  1. feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
RUING
  1. feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
SORRY
  1. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
  2. bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
  3. feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase"
  4. without merit; "a sorry horse"; "a sorry excuse"; "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick"; "the car was a no-good piece of junk"
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