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Definition 1: sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation - [noun denoting feeling]

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(contriteness is a kind of ...) sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment

"he drank to drown his sorrows" "he wrote a note expressing his regret" "to his rue, the error cost him the game"

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