contrition


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sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation

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Paisley Southwest Councillor Kevin Montgomery said:"I don't think the investigation has been fit for purpose and I don't think Jim's response has shown remorse or contrition."
It is difficult to write an act of contrition or examination of conscience that feels true to a child's experience and that respects the nature and understanding of a young chile But we have to try.
You were contrite about your poor reaction (and apologized, yes?), so you will let that suffice; piling on extra contrition would be insincere anyway.
Less attention has been paid to apologies or, as presented here, acts of contrition. Loramy Gerstbauer's systematic and well-written study helps fill that void with attention to U.S.
At Liverpool Crown Court, Rowe's barrister said she was the "embodiment of contrition, the embodiment of remorse".
There was no contrition on his part and no understanding of the harm he and others who accessed the films and images caused.
H.Hammami a ajoute dans une interview a l'hebdomadaire[beaucoup moins que]Akher khabar[beaucoup plus grand que], que [beaucoup moins que]celui qui a encourage les jeunes a aller a l'holocauste syrien est tenu de faire acte de contrition, et ce n'est qu'apres que l'on envisagera celle des autres[beaucoup plus grand que].
Contrition spins off the classic tale of opposites separated at a birth: Two 20-something daughters of a now-deceased famous abstract artist who gave away one of his newborn twins--marked by a birth injury--shortly after his poet wife's death in a delivery room.
There are three levels of state behavior in addressing apology and compensation issues: deep contrition, shallow contrition, and no contrition.
In The Gay Science, Friedrich Nietzsche submitted: "Better to remain guilty than to pay with a coin that bears not our image." He suggested that contrition was a dehumanizing exercise for an autonomous being.
Or contrition. And maybe if he'd shown a scintilla of either he wouldn't now be starting an eight-year jail sentence.
But if you want contrition you'll be disappointed, with Armstrong blaming the sport over himself.
His letter, surprisingly, has been taken at face value by the media and is almost being relegated to a footnote to this shameful scandal but a careful reading of it reveals the pathological narcissism of the man whose contrition is an artful construct.
Critics have insisted the tape showed Mr Murdoch''s real attitude to the crises that have engulfed his empire, in contrast to the contrition he displayed when giving evidence to the committee two years ago.