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contrite
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
feeling sorrow or regret for a fault or offense
  • It's natural for you to be a little contrite—a normal reflex—but we must look at it objectively, we're grownup, rational people, nothing is too serious, we can't really help what we do, we're conditioned that way, we just charge it off to experience and go on from there.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (63% in)
contrite = feel sorrow or regret for a fault or offense
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