repentant

[ ri-pen-tnt, -pen-tuh nt ]
/ rɪˈpɛn tnt, -ˈpɛn tənt /

adjective

repenting; penitent; experiencing repentance.
characterized by or showing repentance: a repentant mood.

Origin of repentant

1250–1300; Middle English repentaunt < Old French repentant (present participle of repentir). See repent1, -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM repentant

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British Dictionary definitions for unrepentant (1 of 2)

unrepentant
/ (ˌʌnrɪˈpɛntənt) /

adjective

not repentant or contrite

British Dictionary definitions for unrepentant (2 of 2)

repentant
/ (rɪˈpɛntənt) /

adjective

reproaching oneself for one's past actions or sins; contrite
characterized by or proceeding from a sense of contritiona repentant heart; his repentant words

Derived forms of repentant

repentantly, adverb
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