Definition of contriteness in English:

contriteness

noun

  • See contrite

    • ‘But his sureness and occasional contriteness stayed just the right side of arrogance and has probably bought him time with disgruntled party delegates.’
    • ‘And that's about all the contriteness you get from me tonight.’
    • ‘'I didn't even know I fell asleep on the couch,' she said with contriteness.’