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act of contrition

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1. (Theology) Christianity a short prayer of penitence
2. something done to show sorrow for one's past actions
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To what extent this requires the pregnant woman to experience certain acts of contrition or guilt remains to be understood.
That said, the players involved are starting off the spring with acts of contrition and promises to rededicate their efforts toward the team's success.
It also has seven acts of contrition to choose from, all for 1.
Formica's apology follows similar acts of contrition in China and the US by Akio Toyoda, the company's president, in the past week.
In fact, to suggest that Richard von Weizsacker's famous 1985 speech trumped Willy Brandt's kneeling in front of the Warsaw Ghetto memorial in 1970 is to downplay the role of culture and symbolic meanings often involved in acts of contrition.
Any acts of contrition are useless unless paired with reparation.
But as acts of contrition go, it was an apology of an apology.
Apologies in Law attempts not only to make explicit the various kinds of hidden meaning in acts of contrition by legal actors, but also to empower legal actors with tools to evaluate the apologies given and received in law and law-like environments.
What I do believe is that there have to be certain acts of contrition and restitution on the Turkish side.
Acts of contrition are an integral part of domestic abuse, so they constitute "extreme cruelty" under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Ninth Circuit has ruled.
Lastly, the authors examine the factors contributing to the requirement that transgressors performs acts of contrition and speculate that participants who feel forgiven by God may be more likely to forgive unconditionally.