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  1. contrition

    • IPA[kənˈtrɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the state of feeling remorseful and penitent;(in the Roman Catholic Church) the repentance of past sins during or after confession
    • noun: contrition

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    • 1. the state of feeling remorseful and penitent to show contrition for his crime he offered to do community service
    • (in the Roman Catholic Church) the repentance of past sins during or after confession prayers of contrition
    • n.
      (in the Roman Catholic Church) a penitential prayer: we said an act of contrition together

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      (in the Roman Catholic Church) a penitential prayer: we said an act of contrition together

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[kənˈtriSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the state of feeling remorseful and penitent: to show contrition for his crime he offered to do community service

    Oxford American Dictionary