contrite

Pride vs Contrite - What's the difference?

pride | contrite |


As nouns the difference between pride and contrite

is that pride is the quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc, which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve and often contempt of others while contrite is a contrite person; a penitent.

As a verb pride

is (reflexive) to take or experience pride in something, be proud of it.

As an adjective contrite is

sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic.

Chagrin vs Contrite - What's the difference?

chagrin | contrite |


As nouns the difference between chagrin and contrite

is that chagrin is distress of mind caused by a failure of aims or plans, want of appreciation, mistakes etc; vexation or mortification while contrite is a contrite person; a penitent.

As a verb chagrin

is to bother or vex; to mortify.

As an adjective contrite is

sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic.

Contrite vs Abashed - What's the difference?

contrite | abashed |


As adjectives the difference between contrite and abashed

is that contrite is sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic while abashed is embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.

As a noun contrite

is a contrite person; a penitent.

As a verb abashed is

(abash).

Contrite vs Mortified - What's the difference?

contrite | mortified |


As an adjective contrite

is sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic.

As a noun contrite

is a contrite person; a penitent.

As a verb mortified is

(mortify).

Sheepish vs Contrite - What's the difference?

sheepish | contrite |


As adjectives the difference between sheepish and contrite

is that sheepish is having the characteristics of a sheep while contrite is sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic.

As a noun contrite is

a contrite person; a penitent.

Contrite vs Conjected - What's the difference?

contrite | conjected |


As an adjective contrite

is sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic.

As a noun contrite

is a contrite person; a penitent.

As a verb conjected is

(conject).

Contrite vs Dejected - What's the difference?

contrite | dejected |


As adjectives the difference between contrite and dejected

is that contrite is sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic while dejected is sad and dispirited.

As a noun contrite

is a contrite person; a penitent.

As a verb dejected is

(deject).

Humble vs Contrite - What's the difference?

humble | contrite |


As adjectives the difference between humble and contrite

is that humble is near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage or humble can be hornless while contrite is sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic.

As a verb humble

is to bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humiliate.

As a noun contrite is

a contrite person; a penitent.

Contrary vs Contrite - What's the difference?

contrary | contrite |


As adjectives the difference between contrary and contrite

is that contrary is opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse while contrite is sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic.

As nouns the difference between contrary and contrite

is that contrary is the opposite while contrite is a contrite person; a penitent.

As an adverb contrary

is contrarily.

As a verb contrary

is (obsolete) to oppose; to frustrate.

Contrite vs Unrepentant - What's the difference?

contrite | unrepentant |


As adjectives the difference between contrite and unrepentant

is that contrite is sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic while unrepentant is feeling or showing no (l) for (l).

As a noun contrite

is a contrite person; a penitent.

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