You have fully and contritely admitted the problem, which is more than Lance could manage.
Thatcher took the seat indicated, contritely, humbly, submissively.
Florian looked up at her contritely, and smiled his winning smile.
“Of course, sir, he came in when I went to call Miss Winnie,” she had said contritely.
"I suppose we are a great deal of trouble," said Patty, contritely.
"Say, hold your hosses, Markham," said Hartridge contritely.
"I don't care to be saucy, but it is so original," Elsa said contritely.
"I'm sorry I bored you with that harangue," he said contritely.
It was silly of me ever to have suspected you, he said, contritely.
She marvelled that she had ever found him unapproachable and wondered, contritely, if her shyness had been alone to blame.
c.1300, from Old French contrit and directly from Latin contritus, literally "worn out, ground to pieces," past participle of conterere "to grind," from com- "together" (see com-) + terere "to rub" (see throw (v.)). Used in English in figurative sense of "crushed in spirit by a sense of sin." Related: Contritely.