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penitential

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

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

Full Definition of PENITENTIAL

:  of or relating to penitence or penance
pen·i·ten·tial·ly \-ˈten(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of PENITENTIAL

1508

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