Act of Contrition


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Act of Contrition

prayer of atonement said after making one’s confession. [Christianity: Misc.]
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He offered an act of contrition never before seen in this long struggle, El Tiempo reported.
It was set up as an act of contrition by the Editor who gets remarkably grumpy on press day.
"The book is an act of contrition on my part, for never realising what a wonderful, brilliant person she was," said Pat.
Some Americans, insisting that all people are ruggedly individual islands unto themselves, prefer to see such problems in isolation, performing our national inverted act of contrition: "It's their fault, it's their fault, it's their most grievous fault."
Simple: the act of publishing a journal exposing the roots of deception is an act of contrition and an effort to undo the harm that they caused .
A MAN murdered his girlfriend, dumped her in a hidden grave on "bleak moorland" in Calderdale and placed flowers on her body in an act of contrition, a court has heard.
AMAN murdered his girlfriend, dumped her in a moorland grave and placed flowers on her body in an act of contrition, a court has heard.
He is pronounced "accountable" for killing men in battle, and he offers a humble act of contrition through the crack in the ceiling of his cell, to a God who, he suspects, may no longer be listening.
Bush gone and America having fulfilled an act of contrition, U.S.
The teen's unusual act of contrition meant Judge George Moorhouse gave him a suspended sentence.
For a misbehaving celebrity the act of contrition can, I admit, help pour some oil on choppy waters.