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    2. Penitent is when you feel sorry for doing something wrong. Being repentant is a Christian term meaning seeking forgiveness from GOD.

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    2. Actually, "remorseful", "contrite", and "repentant" are the same. They all mean "showing or feeling sorry for something wrong or bad sb has done". E.g: She is not repentant/remorseful/contrite at all after what she did to her poor daughter. Whereas, "regretful" is a bit different. It means showing or feeling sadness or disappointment because of sth that has happened or sth that you have done or have not done. E.g: He looks regretful after having told them all his plans for the weekend.

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