Expressing or feeling sincere regret and remorse; remorseful: he is truly repentant for his incredible naivety and stupidity
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- He later gave bread to the poor, which upset his mother; she subsequently died, and he felt guilty and repentant - that his action of giving bread was somehow the cause.
- When Dunia returns to her father's grave and breaks down in tears, the reader can surmise that she is ashamed and repentant.
- She tried to ignore how adorable he looked, all contrite and repentant.
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