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penitential

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adjective pen·i·ten·tial \ˌpe-nə-ˈten(t)-shəl\

Simple Definition of penitential

  • : relating to the feeling of being sorry for doing something wrong : relating to penitence or penance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of penitential

  1. :  of or relating to penitence or penance

penitentially

play \-ˈten(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

1508

First Known Use of penitential

1508

Rhymes with penitential


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