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CONTRITELY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does contritely mean? 

CONTRITELY (adverb)
  The adverb CONTRITELY has 1 sense:

1. in a rueful manner

  Familiarity information: CONTRITELY used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONTRITELY (adverb)


Sense 1contritely [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a rueful manner

Synonyms:

contritely; remorsefully; ruefully

Context example:

'I made a big mistake,' he said ruefully

Pertainym:

contrite (feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses)


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