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Sample sentences for the GRE study word contrite

contrite can be used as a adj

1.And on it have bestowed more contrite tear. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2."Quite contrite and repentant Hem" said the king. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. - from The King James Bible
4.The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. - from The King James Bible
5."Therefore, sire, your Majesty sees that they are come, quite contrite and repentant, to offer you their excuses.. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word. - from The King James Bible
7.In penance or contrition man shall understand four things what is contrition what are the causes that move a man to contrition how he should be contrite and what contrition availeth to the soul. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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