Synonyms of contrition in English:

contrition


See definition of contrition

noun

1‘his eyes were full of contrition’

SYNONYMS

remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, penitence, sorrow, sorrowfulness, regret, contriteness, ruefulness, pangs of conscience, prickings of conscience

shame, guilt, self-reproach, self-condemnation, compunction

archaic rue

rare sorriness