Showing or resulting from contrition
The definition of penitent is feeling or showing remorse for something.
Of, relating to, or expressing penitence.
Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
Marked by or filled with remorse.
Characterized by or demonstrating repentance; penitent.
Feeling or expressing regret for one's sins or misdeeds
Find another word for compunctious. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for compunctious, like: contrite, penitent, penitential, regretful, remorseful, repentant, sorry and regret.