5 dicționare găsite pentru penitent
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Penitent \Pen"i*tent\, a. [F. p['e]nitent, L. paenitens, -entis, poenitens, p. pr. of paenitere, poenitere, to cause to repent, to repent; prob. akin to poena punishment. See Pain.] 1. Feeling pain or sorrow on account of sins or offenses; repentant; contrite; sincerely affected by a sense of guilt, and resolved on amendment of life. [1913 Webster] Be penitent, and for thy fault contrite. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The proud he tamed, the penitent he cheered. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Doing penance. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Penitent \Pen"i*tent\, n. 1. One who repents of sin; one sorrowful on account of his transgressions. [1913 Webster] 2. One under church censure, but admitted to penance; one undergoing penance. [1913 Webster] 3. One under the direction of a confessor. [1913 Webster] Note: Penitents is an appellation given to certain fraternities in Roman Catholic countries, distinguished by their habit, and employed in charitable acts. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
penitent adj : feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds [syn: repentant] [ant: impenitent, impenitent] n : (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
24 Moby Thesaurus words for "penitent": Magdalen, abject, apologetic, compunctious, confessor, conscience-stricken, contrite, grief-stricken, humbled, melted, penitential, penitentiary, prodigal returned, prodigal son, regretful, remorseful, repentant, rueful, sad, sheepish, softened, sorrowful, sorry, touchedDin dicționarul THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY ((C)1911 Released April 15 1993) :
PENITENT, adj. Undergoing or awaiting punishment.
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