Origin of repentant
Examples from the Web for repentant
A sympathetic figure, Tyson has been repentant about many aspects of his behavior.
Beck may not be the first repentant Republican, but he is certainly the most operatic, a kind of comic Pavarotti of the right.
Now his attackers—some repentant, others still spewing hate—have been sentenced.
Two years later, a repentant Uma wore skin-tight Versace in a meek porridge hue.
But he was determined to spare the repentant traitor the humiliation of owning a fault and accepting a pardon.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
But already I see other parts rise reproachfully before my repentant conscience.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
"I won't be half a moment," said the repentant father, hastening up-stairs to go through his ordinary dressing arrangement.Mr. Scarborough's Family|Anthony Trollope
But sins may bee pardoned to the repentant, either Gratis, or upon such penalty, as God is pleased to accept.Leviathan|Thomas Hobbes
In those days she chose to sniffle very pityingly, yet becomingly, in the vain attempt to make me repentant.The Golden Road|Frank Waller Allen
British Dictionary definitions for repentant
Word Origin and History for repentant
early 13c., from Old French repentant "penitent" (12c.), present participle of repentir (see repent).