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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
penitent /'penitənt/
  • tính từ
    • ăn năn, hối lỗi; sám hối
    • danh từ
      • người ăn năn, người hối lỗi; người biết sám hối
    Concise Dictionary
    +(Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)
    +feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    contrite, regretful, repentant, remorseful, sorrowful, sorry, rueful, grief-stricken, sad, shame-faced, self-reproachful, apologetic, conscience-stricken:
    He said that he was truly penitent for all the heinous crimes of his youth.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, noun
    + adjective (written) feeling or showing that you are sorry for having done sth wrong
    + noun
    a person who shows that they are sorry for doing sth wrong, especially a religious person who wants God to forgive them

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