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Definition 1: feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for repentant in the sense of this definition

(repentant is similar to ...) feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

(repentant is similar to ...) showing or constituting penance

"penitential tears" "wrote a penitential letter apologizing for her hasty words"

(means also ...) feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

"are you ashamed for having lied?" "felt ashamed of my torn coat"

(means also ...) feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone

"felt regretful over his vanished youth" "regretful over mistakes she had made" "he felt bad about breaking the vase"

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