Contrite in a sentence πŸ”Š

Definition of Contrite

Sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic. | (obsolete) Thoroughly bruised or broken. | A contrite person; a penitent.

Short Example Sentence for Contrite

  • 1. Barnett looked at him with contrite eyes. πŸ”Š
  • 2. Ingleby was even more contrite than she expected. πŸ”Š
  • 3. For the remission of all contrite soules. πŸ”Š
  • 4. A contrite voice replied. πŸ”Š
  • 5. He bowed his head in contrite humiliation. πŸ”Š
  • 6. God dwells with the contrite as much as with the humble. πŸ”Š
  • 7. This is a lovely morning for contrite meditation. πŸ”Š
  • 8. My contrite heart with inward sorrows bleeds. πŸ”Š
  • 9. She makes a contrite bow toward the front of the house. πŸ”Š
  • 10. He wants to see in us a broken and contrite heart. πŸ”Š
  • 11. The familiar action, his contrite look, were too much. πŸ”Š
  • 12. The tones of Wilfred were contrite and full of humility. πŸ”Š
  • 13. And Shorty tried to look contrite and penitent. πŸ”Š
  • 14. I've been rather contrite about it. πŸ”Š
  • 15. The other class of those who are truly great are the contrite in spirit. πŸ”Š
  • 16. No pilgrim was of humbler mien, nor was any of more contrite spirit. πŸ”Š
  • 17. She lifted her contrite face to the judge, tears in her eyes. πŸ”Š
  • 18. He nodded miserably, his contrite eyes on the toes of her shoes. πŸ”Š
  • 19. Wanda, at once contrite and happy, was filled with apologies and explanations. πŸ”Š
  • 20. Like the best of women, she can wound at one moment and be contrite the next. πŸ”Š
  • 21. Missy felt suddenly contrite for her defection from faithful Poppy. πŸ”Š
  • 22. It is in faith that the Holy One is revealed to the contrite soul. πŸ”Š
  • 23. A broken heart, a contrite spirit, a repentant mind, gives joy to God. πŸ”Š
  • 24. Let's go back for a minute to the contrite and grateful letter that he wrote. πŸ”Š

How to use Contrite in a Sentence?

  • 1. These were accents flowing from the depths of a truly penitent and contrite soul. πŸ”Š
  • 2. Primarily, they do; but morally they apply to every contrite heart on the face of the earth. πŸ”Š
  • 3. At sight of his face, its contrite kindliness, her own set again into its determined composure. πŸ”Š
  • 4. Would He bow his heavens and come down to dwell with the contrite and the humble? πŸ”Š
  • 5. The people were thinking humbly, with contrite hearts, of the shame five years ago. πŸ”Š
  • 6. What we need is to have a broken and a contrite heart, and to be willing to receive Him. πŸ”Š
  • 7. When Betty, in another contrite fit, went to plead with him to come back, she found him delirious. πŸ”Š
  • 8. God dwells with him, "that is of a contrite and humble spirit" We consider I. πŸ”Š
  • 9. But where is the chapter which does not contain something which a broken and contrite spirit may not apply to itself? πŸ”Š
  • 10. I ought to add that he has tried to make reparation, and is apparently contrite to the limit of his penitential capacity. πŸ”Š
  • 11. You know what touched the heart of the father of the prodigal; it was the broken and contrite spirit of his returning son. πŸ”Š
  • 12. Her's was "a broken and a contrite heart," and of such is the kingdom of heaven. πŸ”Š
  • 13. When she smiled at the contrite Jimmy she scattered the few remaining ideas that lingered in his brain. πŸ”Š
  • 14. God accepts no prayers that do not spring from a lowly and contrite heart: and they may be offered by a poor man as well as a rich one. πŸ”Š
  • 15. And this I do here, with a heart as contrite as if it were the morrow of the visitation, the which with me it ever has remained. πŸ”Š
  • 16. He delights in causing the full tide of His pardoning love to flow into the broken and contrite heart. πŸ”Š