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Definitions for repentant
rɪˈpɛn tnt, -ˈpɛn təntre·pen·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. penitent, repentantadjective

    feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds


  1. repentantadjective

    Feeling or showing sorrow for wrongdoing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repentantadjective

    penitent; sorry for sin

    Etymology: [F. repentant.]

  2. Repentantadjective

    expressing or showing sorrow for sin; as, repentant tears; repentant ashes

    Etymology: [F. repentant.]

  3. Repentantnoun

    one who repents, especially one who repents of sin; a penitent

    Etymology: [F. repentant.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of repentant in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of repentant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of repentant in a Sentence

  1. Pope Francis:

    Never forget that before us there is not the sin, but a repentant sinner ... a person who wishes to be accepted and forgiven.

  2. Imam Ali, Peak of Eloquence (Nahjul Balagha):

    The sin which makes you sad and repentant is more liked by Allah than the good deed which turns you arrogant.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    Look, I think we could all use a lot of mercy in this world. And the pope is a loving person, and having absolution -- [allowing] the priest to give absolution is extraordinary, but I'm not surprised at all, i hope that we also focus on mercy for the unborn, the hundreds of thousands of babies that will die. I think we need to have a society that protects life from the beginning to end, and we should be a repentant society for sure. And mercy should be at the heart of everything we do.

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    come out into view, as from concealment
    • A. interrupt
    • B. emerge
    • C. conceal
    • D. embark

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