Definición de contrite en inglés:

contrite

Saltos de línea: con|trite
Pronunciación: /kənˈtrʌɪt
 
, ˈkɒntrʌɪt
 
/

adjetivo

Derivativos

contritely

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A man should pray with eyes fast-closed and head contritely bowed.
  • But as the firms began contritely co-operating with officials on settlements of the charges, investors responded rapidly.
  • There is usually a period of outright lying, followed by Harry contritely admitting that he has hit, kicked, pushed or thrown something at William.

contriteness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And that's about all the contriteness you get from me tonight.
  • But his sureness and occasional contriteness stayed just the right side of arrogance and has probably bought him time with disgruntled party delegates.
  • 'I didn't even know I fell asleep on the couch,' she said with contriteness.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French contrit, from Latin contritus, past participle of conterere 'grind down, wear away', from con- 'together' + terere 'rub'.

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