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ˈpɛn ɪ təntpen·i·tent

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  1. penitentnoun

    Synonyms:
    penaunt

  2. penitentnoun

    Feeling pain or sorrow on account of sins or offenses; repentant; contrite; sincerely affected by a sense of guilt, and resolved on amendment of life.

    Synonyms:
    penaunt

  3. penitentnoun

    Doing penance.

    Synonyms:
    penaunt

  4. penitentnoun

    One under the direction of a confessor.

    Synonyms:
    penaunt

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. penitentadjective

    (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)

    Antonyms:
    impenitent, unremorseful, unrepentant

  2. penitent, repentantadjective

    feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds

    Synonyms:
    repentant

    Antonyms:
    impenitent, unrepentant, unremorseful

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. penitentadjective

    Synonyms:
    repentant, contrite

  2. penitentnoun

    Synonyms:
    repentant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. penitentadjective

    Synonyms:
    contrite, remorseful

    Antonyms:
    impenitent, incontrite

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Penitent":

    Dense Vision Shrine, Karsten Hamre

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  1. W. G. Morrice:

    Christians rejoice because God is their heavenly Father who forgives the penitent, because God sent his Son into the world for the salvation of all who have faith, because Jesus Christ not only died but was raised again from the dead and because joy is one of the ninefold fruits of the Spirit.


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