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adjective as in penitent

adjective as in sorry

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Governor Mandela Barnes would be particularly satisfying as he is a totally despicable, non-repentant, Trumper.

Church leaders could choose to restrict her membership if she is considered repentant enough.

When the first WEED aired, Dr. Gupta apologized, sincerely repentant for having poo-pooed the medicinal benefits of cannabis.

A sympathetic figure, Tyson has been repentant about many aspects of his behavior.

Beck may not be the first repentant Republican, but he is certainly the most operatic, a kind of comic Pavarotti of the right.

Now his attackers—some repentant, others still spewing hate—have been sentenced.

Two years later, a repentant Uma wore skin-tight Versace in a meek porridge hue.

Angelo, dear, she said in repentant  tone; I am sorry I pained you this afternoon; but I am jealous, so jealous of you.

On hearing this repentant cry, Madame Bastien reproached herself for her tears.

What saint, or repentant sinner had dragged out his days here when this was a cell in a monastery?

The alarm sound typifies the sorrow which a repentant man feels for his misconduct and his earnest determination to reform.

The last sound is the pure sound again, which typifies a sincere resolve to keep the repentant heart incorrupt.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to repentant, such as: apologetic, contrite, regretful, remorseful, atoning, and compunctious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.