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We found 32 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word penitent:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. penitent: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. penitent: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. penitent: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. penitent: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. penitent: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. penitent, penitent: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Penitent, penitent: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. penitent: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. penitent: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. penitent: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. penitent: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. penitent: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. penitent: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Penitent, penitent: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. penitent: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Penitent, The Penitent (film), The Penitent (play), The Penitent: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Penitent: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. penitent: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. penitent: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. penitent: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. penitent: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. penitent: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. penitent: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. penitent: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. penitent: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. penitent: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  27. penitent: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penitent: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penitent: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penitent: online medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (penitent)

noun:  (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)
adjective:  feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds

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