Synonyms of contrite in English:

contrite


See definition of contrite

adjective

1‘he looked so contrite that she relented’

SYNONYMS

remorseful, repentant, penitent, regretful, full of regret, sorry, apologetic, self-reproachful, rueful, sheepish, hangdog

ashamed, chastened, shamefaced, conscience-stricken, guilt-ridden, in sackcloth and ashes

rare compunctious

ANTONYMS

unrepentant, defiant