Penitently
Penitently \Pen"i*tent*ly\, adv. In a penitent manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • penitently — penitent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ feeling sorrow and regret for having done wrong. ► NOUN ▪ a person who repents or submits to penance. DERIVATIVES penitence noun penitential adjective penitently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin paenitere repent …   English terms dictionary

  • penitently — adverb see penitent I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • penitently — See penitent. * * * …   Universalium

  • penitently — adverb In a penitent manner …   Wiktionary

  • penitently — penɪtÉ™ntlɪ adv. regretfully, while showing sorrow; in the context of confession and repentance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • penitently — pen·i·tent·ly …   English syllables

  • penitently — adverb showing remorse • Syn: ↑penitentially, ↑repentantly • Ant: ↑unrepentantly (for: ↑repentantly), ↑impenitently • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • penitent — penitently, adv. /pen i teuhnt/, adj. 1. feeling or expressing sorrow for sin or wrongdoing and disposed to atonement and amendment; repentant; contrite. n. 2. a penitent person. 3. Rom. Cath. Ch. a person who confesses sin and submits to a… …   Universalium

  • penitentially — adverb showing remorse • Syn: ↑penitently, ↑repentantly • Ant: ↑unrepentantly (for: ↑repentantly), ↑impenitently (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • repentantly — adverb showing remorse • Syn: ↑penitently, ↑penitentially • Ant: ↑unrepentantly, ↑impenitently (for: ↑penitently) • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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