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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to penitent:   (153 results)

Antonyms:
impenitent, unremorseful, unrepentant

Often used in the same context:
repentant, contrite, penitence, absolution, repentance, penance, sinner, contrition, atonement, confessor, penitential, expiation, forgiveness, forgiver, metanoia, apologizer, asceticism, pharisaical, saintly, unction, deliverance, purgation, guiltily, mea culpa, confessional, abasement, wrathful, unworthily, flagellants, pious, beatitude, scourging, gnostics, homiletic, tempter, adulterous, remorseful, impenitent, friar, supplication, mephistophelean, beatific, angelic, tremulous, repents, sins, mysterium, venial sin, irenic, gratuitousness, pardoner, apologetic, suppliant, concupiscence, archangel, abashed, disconcertingly, lovingkindness, piety, inwardly, mendicant, brokenness, beadle, bodhisattva, fleshly, spiritualize, impassivity, saturnine, salvation, quavery, carnality, christlike, eschatological, chastened, unutterable, sorrowful, interiorly, unbeliever, reproachful, redemptive, flagellation, shamefaced, sinful, husbandly, sinless, intercessor, neurasthenic, nonbeliever, sacramentally, whoremonger, monkish, partaker, lounge lizard, righteous, recriminatory, merciful, blamelessness, lovesickness, supplicant, propitiation, quivery, sensualist, penitents, pilgrim, mourner, sufferer, worshipper, apostle, devotee, moses, prophet, queen, disciple, disciples, fugitive, martyr, saint, votary, worshiper, ascetic, confessors, despondent, disconsolate, unrepentant, heartbroken, meek, submissive, discouraged, distraught, dejected, humiliated, thankful, trustful, guilty, humbled, obedient, reticent

More specific:
flagellant

Appears in the definition of:
confession, impenitent, unremorseful, unrepentant

More general:
religionist, religious person

Synonyms:
contrite, penitential, remorseful, repentant, rueful, sorry

Also try:
— Nouns for penitent: thief, sinner, heart, soul, man, believer, woman, form, confession, believers, more...

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See penitent used in context: 2 rhymes, 12 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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