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English → English (WordNet) Definition: contrition contrition n : sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation [syn: attrition, contriteness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Contrition Contrition \Con*tri"tion\, n. [F. contrition, L. contritio.] 1. The act of grinding or ribbing to powder; attrition; friction; rubbing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The breaking of their parts into less parts by contrition. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being contrite; deep sorrow and repentance for sin, because sin is displeasing to God; humble penitence; through repentance. [1913 Webster] My future days shall be one whole contrition. --Dryden. Syn: repentance; penitence; humiliation; compunction; self-reproach; remorse. Usage: Contrition, Attrition, repentance. -- Contrition is deep sorrow and self-condemnation, with through repetance for sin because it is displeasing to God, and implies a feeling of love toward God. Attrition is sorrow for sin, or imperfect repentance produced by fear of punishment or a sense of the baseness of sin. Repentance is a penitent renunciation of, and turning from, sin; thorough repentance produces a new life. Repentance is often used as synonymous with contrition. See Compunction. [1913 Webster]


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