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contrite

Theol remorseful for past sin and resolved to avoid future sin
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Contritely, if it is unpleasant and negative then it is defined as unsatisfied.
8 contritely, only one-third of the patients suffering from HIV/AIDS take their medication as prescribed.
Contritely, I shook his hand, leaving behind a souvenir picture of Andy Jackson, a pittance compared to my embarrassment.
Called on the carpet for this shortcoming, the president contritely addressed the OCC after the panic had abated.
Masha even believes that "he understood the cause of this feeling," and we might, too, except for this: When she approaches the piano of her own volition, moved not by the need to act contritely but by her newly found self-reliance and inner confidence, Sergei promptly locks the instrument and hides the key in his jacket pocket.
Contritely, after the Civil War, Whitman secures the border, making the nation's neighbor to the south exempt from continental Manifest Destiny after all.
It's my older brother's," I said contritely, allowing tears to form in my eyes and slide gently down my cheek in what I hoped was a picture of abject misery and fear.
Sorry,' he said contritely, offering his hand, 'we thought you were a Jew.
Forgiveness may be initiated by-reasoning, simply experiencing positive other-oriented emotions toward the transgressor, acting kindly toward the transgressor, or having the transgressor act contritely or in a way that provokes empathy, sympathy, compassion, or love.
Upon hearing this, I quickly but politely denied that I was under the influence and calmly explained the reasons for my erratic driving, apologizing contritely.
He is now repenting his mistakes and contritely appealing for another chance to fulfill their expectations.
What happened is I rushed and did not write down the result before announcing it," he said, contritely.