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Definitionfeeling sorrow or regret for a fault or offense
- ...and started an act of contrition racing in it, "Oh my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended thee who art worthy of all my love—"Chapter 27 (89% in)
contrition = a prayer or other action done to amend for a sin
- It was hammering now in the roar and he could not remember the act of contrition.Chapter 27 (90% in)
There are no more uses of "contrite" in For Whom the Bell Tolls.
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