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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: penitent(0.01234 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to penitent.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
English → English (gcide)
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
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.
Be penitent, and for thy fault contrite. --Milton.
The pound he tamed, the penitent he cheered.
2. Doing penance. [Obs.] --Shak.
Penitent \Pen"i*tent\, n.
1. One who repents of sin; one sorrowful on account of his
2. One under church censure, but admitted to penance; one
3. One under the direction of a confessor.
Note: Penitents is an appellation given to certain
fraternities in Roman Catholic countries, distinguished
by their habit, and employed in charitable acts.