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- I am truly contrite, penitent, repentant, remorseful and steeped in the tears of my regretfulness.
- It was a dramatic change in tone, a contrite president uncharacteristically admitting a major failure.
- It was striking, although its tone was less contrite than last week's recantation.
- He then issued a contrite public apology for his ‘foolish mistake’ before frantically trying to avoid being tracked down by the media.
- He is very contrite and so sorry and we hug and he tells me he loves me and is so sorry and also is crying.
- Prisons are designed to transform a regretted crime into contrite behavior through penalties and punishment.
- She tried to ignore how adorable he looked, all contrite and repentant.
- Some were contrite, and apologized directly to the families of those they had murdered.
- He knew he was supposed to be feeling suitably contrite and sorry, but there was nothing.
- I am immensely contrite, and I am sorry for the damage that I've done.
- Compare and contrast this contrite pose with the self-same penitent jailbound all over again last year as a result of felling two motorists during a wee spell of road rage.
- There's nothing wrong with putting your hand up, accepting that you've made a big mistake and saying sorry in an honest, contrite declaration.
- As apologies go, it was about as contrite as you can get.
- I guess this is the point where I should be contrite and say I was ashamed of myself, but I wasn't.
- I will say that Dolly was contrite over the affair, almost apologetic in fact.
- I know the members of the morning show are truly contrite.
- ‘It was also clear that he was genuinely contrite and that he had never previously been in any kind of trouble with the police,’ he said.
- And so he does not drop to his knees, he is not contrite, he does not sit in the church with the grieving parents and wives and children.
- You can even sell it as a contrite new dedication to safety.
- Maybe he's already rehearsing for a contrite resignation.
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