Penitent in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Penitent

feeling grief for a previous offense or sin

Examples of Penitent in a sentence

The penitent husband spends days at his wife’s grave because he regrets not spending more time with her.  ðŸ”Š

When the judge sentences a criminal to prison, he hopes the offender will become penitent and regret his bad choices.  ðŸ”Š

The penitent sinner asked for forgiveness during his confessional.  ðŸ”Š

As the soldier stood in front of the military judge, he had a penitent look on his face.  ðŸ”Š

The teacher did not punish the penitent students who wrote a letter apologizing to the substitute for their poor behavior.  ðŸ”Š

According to Christianity, any sinner can go to heaven as long as he is penitent and learns from his mistakes.  ðŸ”Š

The penitent thief returned the stolen item to the store.  ðŸ”Š

Since John could not go to the party because of his failing grades, he stayed at home with a penitent expression on his face.  ðŸ”Š

The mother found it difficult to be angry with her penitent son.  ðŸ”Š

Because the penitent woman turned herself in to the police, she received a light jail sentence.  ðŸ”Š

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