[pen-i-tuh nt] /ˈpɛn ɪ tənt/
feeling or expressing sorrow for sin or wrongdoing and disposed to atonement and amendment; repentant; contrite.
a penitent person.
Roman Catholic Church. a person who confesses sin and submits to a penance.
feeling regret for one’s sins; repentant
a person who is penitent
mid-14c., from Old French pénitent (14c.) and directly from Latin paenitentem (see penitence). As a noun, late 14c., from the adjective.
penitis pe·ni·tis (pē-nī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the penis. Also called phallitis.
[Chinese buhn-jee] /Chinese ˈbʌnˈdʒi/ noun 1. . /ˈpɛnˈtʃiː/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Benxi
[pen-nahyf] /ˈpɛnˌnaɪf/ noun, plural penknives. 1. a small pocketknife, formerly one used for making and sharpening quill . /ˈpɛnˌnaɪf/ noun (pl) -knives 1. a small knife with one or more blades that fold into the handle; pocketknife n. early 15c., from pen (n.1) + knife (n.). So called because such small knives were used to […]
[pen-lahyt] /ˈpɛnˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a flashlight similar in size and shape to a .