penitent

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1 penitent /ˈpɛnətənt/ adjective
1 penitent
/ˈpɛnətənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of PENITENT
[more penitent; most penitent] formal
: feeling or showing sorrow and regret because you have done something wrong
2 penitent /ˈpɛnətənt/ noun
plural penitents
2 penitent
/ˈpɛnətənt/
noun
plural penitents
Learner's definition of PENITENT
[count] formal
: a person who is sorry for doing something wrong and asks for forgiveness : a penitent person
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