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repentant

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adjective re·pen·tant \-tənt\

Definition of repentant

  1. 1 :  experiencing repentance :  penitent

  2. 2 :  expressive of repentance

re·pen·tant·ly adverb


13th Century

First Known Use of repentant

13th century


REPENTANT Defined for Kids

repentant

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adjective re·pen·tant \ri-ˈpen-tənt\

Definition of repentant

  1. :  feeling or showing regret for something said or done

re·pen·tant·ly adverb




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