Contrition

Contrition or contriteness (from the Latin contritus `ground to pieces`, i.e. crushed by guilt) is sincere and complete remorse for sins one has committed. The remorseful person is said to be contrite. It is a key concept to Christianity. Through Christ, who is the mediator between God and man in most Christian religions, contrition becomes the .....
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contrition

Contrition

• (n.) The state of being contrite; deep sorrow and repentance for sin, because sin is displeasing to God; humble penitence; through repentance. • (n.) The act of grinding or ribbing to powder; attrition; friction; rubbing.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/contrition/

Contrition

Con¬∑tri'tion noun [ French contrition , Latin contritio .] 1. The act of grinding or ribbing to powder; attrition; friction; rubbing. [ Obsolete] « The breaking of their parts into less parts by contrition . Sir I. Newton. » 2. The state of b...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/150

contrition

contrition 1. Literally, the action of rubbing things together, or against each other; grinding, pounding or bruising (so as to comminute or pulverize). 2. The condition of being bruised in heart. 3. Sorrow or affliction of mind for some fault or injury done; specifically, penitence for sin.
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2186/

contrition

sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/310886

contrition

sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/2622304
No exact match found