Penitent

• (a.) Doing penance. • (n.) One under the direction of a confessor. • (n.) One under church censure, but admitted to penance; one undergoing penance. • (a.) 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. • (n.) One who r...
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penitent

1. One who repents of sin; one sorrowful on account of his transgressions. ... 2. One under church censure, but admitted to penance; one undergoing penance. ... 3. One under the direction of a confessor. ... Penitents is an appellation given to certain fraternities in Roman Catholic countries, distinguished by their habit, and employed in charitabl...
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penitent

repentant adjective feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
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Penitent

Pen'i·tent adjective [ French pénitent , Latin paenitens , -entis , poenitens , present participle of paenitere , poenitere , to cause to repent, to repent; probably akin to poena punishment. See Pain .] 1. Feeling pain or sorrow on ...
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Penitent

Pen'i·tent noun 1. One who repents of sin; one sorrowful on account of his transgressions. 2. One under church censure, but admitted to penance; one undergoing penance. 3. One under the direction of a confessor. » Penitents is an appellation given to certain fra...
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penitent

feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
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penitent

feeling or showing regret 
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penitent

[adj] - feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds 2. [n] - a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)
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