Definition of repentant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rɪˈpentənt//
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈpentənt//
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(formal) feeling or showing that you are sorry for something wrong that you have done synonym contrite, remorseful She was not in the least repentant. His words left us all feeling suitably repentant. She wanted to show how deeply repentant she was. opposite unrepentant
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