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1. penitent

adjective. ['ˈpɛnɪtɪnt'] feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds.

Synonyms

  • bad
  • penitential
  • rueful
  • remorseful
  • sorry
  • ruthful
  • penitentiary
  • regretful
  • repentant
  • contrite

Antonyms

  • unrepentant
  • unashamed
  • impenitent
  • favorable

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Rhymes with Penitent

  • ahrendt
  • ament
  • arendt
  • argent
  • bedient
  • behrendt
  • berendt
  • competent
  • dissident
  • encampment
  • figment
  • forint
  • gunflint
  • ifint
  • imprint
  • lucent
  • milicent
  • millicent
  • myoscint
  • pertinent

Sentences with penitent


1. Noun, singular or mass
A general confession, however, is a much longer meeting between the penitent and the priest.

2. penitent

noun. ['ˈpɛnɪtɪnt'] (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor).

Synonyms

  • religious person

Antonyms

  • obedient
  • good
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