[ri-pen-tnt, -pen-tuhnt]
repenting; penitent; experiencing repentance.
characterized by or showing repentance: a repentant mood.

1250–1300; Middle English repentaunt < Old French repentant (present participle of repentir). See repent1, -ant

repentantly, adverb
half-repentant, adjective
nonrepentant, adjective
nonrepentantly, adverb
unrepentant, adjective
unrepentantly, adverb Unabridged
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repentant (rɪˈpɛntənt)
1.  reproaching oneself for one's past actions or sins; contrite
2.  characterized by or proceeding from a sense of contrition: a repentant heart; his repentant words

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Example sentences
The first confession was made about a week ago by the repentant wise.
Surely the image of a repentant scam artist helps to sell books.
Now he not only has to be repentant but also has to be able to actually show
  this repentance.
In the first step toward his goal, he gets the post of deputy sheriff from the
  repentant townspeople.
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