contrite zerknirscht


contrite = zerknirscht

Pronunciation =  contrite

Pronunciation in German = zerknirscht

contrite in German: zerknirscht

Part of speechadjective 

Definition in English: feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong 

Definition in German: Reue empfinden oder ausdrücken, wenn man erkennt, dass man etwas falsch gemacht hat

Examples in English:

  • She looked contrite after the heated morning argument.

Examples in German:

  • Nach dem hitzigen Streit am Morgen sah sie zerknirscht aus.

Synonyms of contrite

Synonyms in German reuig,
Synonyms in English remorseful, repentant, penitent, regretful, full of regret, sorry, apologetic

Antonyms of contrite

Antonyms in German Reuelose,
Antonyms in English unrepentant, defiant

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