PENITENT

The Word of the Day is Penitent

 

penitent
/ˈpɛnɪt(ə)nt/
adjective
  1. 1.
    feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant.
    “a penitent expression”
    synonyms: repentantcontriteregretfulremorsefulsorryapologeticconscience-strickenruefulashamedshamefacedabject

    “she stood with her hands joined below her waist like a penitent child”
noun
  1. 1.
    a person who repents their sins and (in the Christian Church) seeks forgiveness from God.

 

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