un penitential

penitential

[pen-i-ten-shuhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, proceeding from, or expressive of penitence or repentance.
noun
2.
3.
a book or code of canons relating to penance, its imposition, etc.

Origin:
1500–10; < Medieval Latin pēnitēntiālis, Late Latin paenitēntiālis. See penitent, -ial

penitentially, adverb
unpenitential, adjective
unpenitentially, adverb
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penitential (ˌpɛnɪˈtɛnʃəl)
 
adj
1.  of, showing, or constituting penance
 
n
2.  chiefly RC Church a book or compilation of instructions for confessors
3.  penitent a less common word for penitent
 
peni'tentially
 
adv

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