Guilt and regret

contrite
(adj)
cǝn-TRITE
Meaning

penitent; conscious of one's own guilt, and wanting to make reparation for it; conscious of what one has done wrong, and wanting to make amends for it

1st Sample Sentence

I want you to know that I feel extremely contrite about the harm I have done to you.

Root

com (together)#terere (to rub, wear down) (Latin)

Mnemonics

SPLIT AS cont (COUNT) - rite (RIGHT). COUNT THE CASH RIGHT, ELSE YOU WILL REGRET IT. can't (CONT) I did it right (RITE). so regretful