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mid-14c., from Old French pénitent (14c.) and directly from Latin paenitentem (see penitence). As a noun, late 14c., from the adjective.
Source: etymonline.com

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(n) (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)(adj) feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
Source: beedictionary.com

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n. "penitent," s.v. penitent a. and sb. OED. KEY: penitent@n
Source: sites.fas.harvard.edu

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n 3 penitent 2 penitentes 1
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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. * '''1838''',religion {{qualifier|religion * M [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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