Definition of Repentant

1. Adjective. Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds.




Definition of Repentant

1. a. Penitent; sorry for sin.

2. n. One who repents, especially one who repents of sin; a penitent.

Definition of Repentant

1. Adjective. Feeling or showing sorrow for wrongdoing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repentant

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repentant

repellences
repellencies
repellency
repellent
repellently
repellents
repeller
repellers
repelling
repellingly
repellor
repels
repent
repentance
repentances
repentant (current term)
repentantly
repentaunce
repented
repenter
repenters
repenteth
repenting
repentingly
repentista
repentistas
repentless
repents
repeople
repeopled

Literary usage of Repentant

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1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"repentant, contrite, remorseful, 2* Penitentiary, repentant ... I. repentant. house, house of correction. 2. Penitent, repentant, penance-doer. ..."

2. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"It seemed that the repentant Seer 840 Her sleep of many a hundred year With gentle dreams beguiled. The Garland and the Dame: But where should warrior seek ..."

3. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"... Lou, repentant Magdalen; 332. Aart van der Neer, Moon-lit landscape; 280. Eglon van der If ter, Boy and bird; ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... and the story is given a distinctly religious colour through the introduction of the pilgrimage of the repentant sinner to Rome. ..."

5. An English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History & Literature by Edward Arber (1895)
"repentant sorrow would not let her speak, the burning flames of grief did dry her tears; Yet, at the last, words out of prison brake, that longed to utter ..."

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