pœnitent

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pœnitent (comparative more pœnitent, superlative most pœnitent)

  1. Archaic spelling of penitent.
    • 1833 CE, T. B. Hone, Lives of Eminent Christians, in The British Critic, volume XV, article VIII, page #167:
      But whether so great a degree of these be restored to the pœnitent, as is secured to the just man that needs no repentance, I have no ground from scripture to determine.

Noun[edit]

pœnitent (plural pœnitents)

  1. Archaic spelling of penitent.

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