I adjective apologetic, atoning, compunctious, confessing, conscience-smitten, conscience-stricken, contrite, full of regrets, humble, lamenting, paenitens, penitent, penitential, reclaimed, reformative, reformatory, reformed, regretful, regretting, remorseful, rueful, self-abasing, self-accusatory, self-condemnatory, self-convicted, self-denouncing, self-reproachful, self-reproving, sorrowful, sorry, weeping II index contrite, penitent, remorseful

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  • repentant — repentant, ante [ r(ə)pɑ̃tɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • fin XIIe; de se repentir ♦ Qui se repent de ses fautes, de ses péchés. ⇒ contrit, pénitent. « je me suis présenté chez elle en esclave timide et repentant, pour en sortir en vainqueur couronné » (Laclos) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Repentant — Re*pent ant ( ant), a. [F. repentant.] 1. Penitent; sorry for sin. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Thus they, in lowliest plight, repentant stood. Millton. [1913 Webster] 2. Expressing or showing sorrow for sin; as, repentant tears; repentant ashes.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repentant — Repentant, [repent]ante. adj. v. Qui se repent d avoir failli. Donner l absolution à un homme vrayment contrit & repentant. contrite & repentante. est il bien repentant de ses fautes? il en est repentant …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • repentant — repentant, ante (re pan tan, tan t ) adj. Qui se repent d avoir péché. •   Nestorius, patriarche de Constantinople.... obtint de cet empereur [Théodose Il] qu on persécutât ceux qui pensaient qu on devait rebaptiser les chrétiens apostats… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • repentant — late 13c., from O.Fr. repentant (12c.), prp. of repentir (see REPENT (Cf. repent)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Repentant — Re*pent ant, n. One who repents, especially one who repents of sin; a penitent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repentant — [ri pen′tənt] adj. [ME < OFr, prp.] 1. repenting; penitent 2. characterized by or indicative of repentance repentantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • REPENTANT — ANTE. adj. Qui se repent d avoir péché. Donner l absolution à un homme vraiment contrit et repentant. Elle est contrite et repentante. Est il bien repentant de ses fautes ? Il en est repentant, très repentant …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • repentant — [[t]rɪpe̱ntənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is repentant shows or says that they are sorry for something wrong they have done. He was feeling guilty and depressed, repentant and scared. ...a repentant criminal. Syn: penitent Ant: unrepentant …   English dictionary

  • repentant — repentantly, adv. /ri pen tnt, pen teuhnt/, adj. 1. repenting; penitent; experiencing repentance. 2. characterized by or showing repentance: a repentant mood. [1250 1300; ME repentaunt < OF repentant (prp. of repentir). See REPENT1, ANT] * * * …   Universalium

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