Definition of Contritions
1. contrition [n] - See also: contrition
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contritions
Literary usage of Contritions
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"£>f contritions concurrent. In the case of a retiring from partnership ... £>f tfie construction of contritions. 1. A condition against alienation. ..."
2. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"... Unreasonable contritions'. Non-liability of Company for loss however occasioned (Peek v. ... contritions."
3. History and Repository of Pulpit Eloquence, (deceased Divines,) Containing by Henry Clay Fish (1856)
"Indeed, do you know what will condemn us most in the judgment of God ? Our sins will not even be so criminal as our pretended contritions; those languishing ..."
4. Present-day Papers on Prominent Questions in Theology by Alexander Ewing (1871)
"But some of the more learned rely on making themselves at peace by their own contritions, and works, and confessions, and all they do is to go from unrest ..."
5. Everyman's World by Joseph Anthony Milburn (1916)
"The prayers of the penitent and the contritions ... Our contritions, our tears, our dirges are sacrosanct and merit, by reason of their superfine ..."
6. Select Works of Martin Luther: An Offering to the Church of God in "the Last by Martin Luther, Henry Cole (1826)
"As though the promise of God were not effectual of itself, but had need of the addition of our merits, contritions, and satisfactions ! ..."