Penitent synonyms and antonyms

pĕn'ĭ-tənt

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Characterized by or demonstrating repentance; penitent.
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(Of a person) Regretful for an action; grieved or saddened, especially by the loss of something or someone.
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Of a person, full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed; distraught.
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feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
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feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
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Exhibiting compunctions, scruples, feelings of guilt.
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Showing or resulting from contrition
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Without regret, shame, or remorse; unrepentant
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shamed, sorrowful
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Not ashamed; without embarrassment
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Having or exhibiting no remorse.
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Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
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Expressing or inclined to express an apology
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Marked by or filled with remorse.
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feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
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Cheerful; willing:
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Of, relating to, or expressing penitence.
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Offering or expressing an apology or excuse:
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