arrepender

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese arrepentir, from Vulgar Latin *repoenitere, from Latin paenitēre, present active infinitive of paeniteō. Compare Spanish arrepentir and French repentir.

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arrepender ‎(first-person singular present indicative arrependo, past participle arrependido)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to repent (to feel bad about one’s past misdeeds)
    Nunca me arrependerei.
    I shall never repent.
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive or auxiliary with de and a verb in the personal or impersonal infinitive) to regret (to feel about about having done something)
    Os terroristas se arrependeram do ataque.
    The terrorists regretted the attack.
    Farei vocês se arrependerem de ter nascido.
    I will make you regret having been born.

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