repentant

[ ri-pen-tnt, -pen-tuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF repentant

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I came down and threw myself, repentant and wretched, into her motherly arms.

You treated me as the angels treat the repentant sinner, Sir Giles.'

Her father would not discard his afflicted, his repentant child.

But Mr. Monday was startled by the near approach of death, rather than repentant.

And the sea was quiet as she was, repentant surely of its former furies.

I left them repentant and thoroughly ashamed of themselves, and went to other duties.

So you were tempted to let me drown myself, and now you are repentant?

Who can taste the sweetness of God as can the repentant sinner?

Christianity in its full meaning, a repentant and clean heart and mind—these will do it.

And she is as repentant for that fault as if it were some great crime.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French repentant "penitent" (12c.), present participle of repentir (see repent).

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