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repentant - 53 results
Other synonyms:

sorry, someone will live to regret something, contrite, abashed, ashamed, feel/look small, remorseful, embarrassed, penitent, foolish, penitential, regret, rueful, ruthful, uncomfortable, guilty, compunctious.

Examples of usage:

" Say, it did sound like it, sure as anything," admitted the repentant Bandy- legs. - "The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island", Lawrence J. Leslie.

He divined enough of the business to see that there was some strange intelligence to be fished out of the culprit who sat compressing hysterics before him; and as he was never more in his element than when he had a sinner, and a repentant prostrate abject sinner in hand, his affable countenance might well deceive poor Berry. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.

Perhaps Toady heard, for when Tabitha bent over him a few moments later, the brown eyes fluttered weakly open, and the repentant sinner murmured, " How is Glory?" - "Tabitha's Vacation", Ruth Alberta Brown.

Similar words:

repugnant, shark repellent, Polemonium Reptans, reportage, reporting, reprimand, reprinting, represent, reptantia, Suborder Reptantia.

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