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Meaning of CONTRITENESS

Pronunciation:  kun'trItnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
 

CONTRITENESS is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: attrition, contrition
 
 See Also: regret, ruefulness, sorrow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con"trite`ness\, n.
Deep sorrow and penitence for sin; contrition.

 

 

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