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Adjectives (5)

contrite
adj. feeling regret for a fault or offence
ruthful, rueful, remorseful, contrite
adj. feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

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ashamed
adj. feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"
shamed, shamefaced, hangdog, guilty
adj. showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater
misfortunate, wretched, poor, pitiful, pitiable, piteous, pathetic, miserable, hapless
adj. deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"
severe
adj. very bad in degree or extent; "a severe worldwide depression"; "the house suffered severe damage"
sorrowful
adj. experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13
doleful, saddening, unhappy
adj. causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news"
dolourous, weeping, tearful, lachrymose, dolorous
adj. showing sorrow
excusatory, apologetic
adj. offering or expressing apology; "an apologetic note"; "an apologetic manner"
reproved, reprimanded, rebuked, chastened, admonished
adj. punished especially by reproof or reprimand

Synonyms (6)

justificatory, justificative, defensive
adj. attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
self-deprecating
adj. conscious of your own shortcomings
penitentiary, penitential
adj. showing or constituting penance; "penitential tears"; "wrote a penitential letter apologizing for her hasty words"

Antonyms (3)

unremorseful, unrepentant, impenitent
adj. not penitent or remorseful

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