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penitential

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Adjective, Noun
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pen=i=ten=tial
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

penitentiala. [Cf. F. pénitentiel.].
     Of or pertaining to penitence, or to penance; expressing penitence; of the nature of penance; as, the penitential book; penitential tears.  Cowper.  [1913 Webster]
    "Guilt that all the penitential fires of hereafter can not cleanse."  [1913 Webster]
penitentialn. 
     A book formerly used by priests hearing confessions, containing rules for the imposition of penances; -- called also penitential book.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

penitential, adj. of or concerning penitence or penance.

Idiom
penitential psalms seven psalms (6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, 143) expressing penitence.
Derivative
penitentially adv.
Etymology
OF penitencial f. LL paenitentialis f. paenitentia penitence (as PENITENT)

THESAURUS

penitential

abject, amendatory, apologetic, ascetic, atoning, balancing, cleansing, compensating, compensational, compensatory, compunctious, contrite, counteracting, counteractive, counterbalancing, countervailing, expiatory, humble, humbled, indemnificatory, lustral, lustrational, lustrative, melted, offsetting, penitent, penitentiary, piacular, propitiatory, purgative, purgatorial, purifying, reclamatory, recompensing, recompensive, rectifying, redeeming, redemptive, redressing, regretful, reparative, reparatory, repentant, repenting, restitutional, restitutive, restitutory, retaliatory, righting, satisfactional, sheepish, softened, sorry, squaring, touched

ROGET THESAURUS

penitential

Penitence

N penitence, contrition, compunction, repentance, remorse, regret, self-reproach, self-reproof, self-accusation, self-condemnation, self-humiliation, stings of conscience, pangs of conscience, qualms of conscience, prickings of conscience, twinge of conscience, twitch of conscience, touch of conscience, voice of conscience, compunctious visitings of nature, acknowledgment, confession, apology, recantation, penance, resipiscence, awakened conscience, deathbed repentance, locus paenitentiae, stool of repentance, cuttystool, penitent, repentant, Magdalen, prodigal son, a sadder and a wiser man, penitent, repenting, repentant, contrite, conscience- smitten, conscience-stricken, self-accusing, self-convicted, penitential, penitentiary, reclaimed, reborn, not hardened, unhardened, mea culpa, peccavi, erubuit, salva res est, Tu l'as voulu, Georges Dandin, and wet his grave with my repentant tears.


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