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repentance
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
the feeling or expression of regret for having done something wrong with a firm decision to be a better person in the future
  • — He thought of it all day long, and for many days successively, and he did not repent.
    Chapter 1 (63% in)
  • Indeed, I can easily believe that it was a very great relief to you, to acknowledge your situation to me, and be assured that you shall never have reason to repent it.
    Chapter 24 (13% in)
  • She managed the recital, as she hoped, with address; prepared her anxious listener with caution; related simply and honestly the chief points on which Willoughby grounded his apology; did justice to his repentance, and softened only his protestations of present regard.
    Chapter 46 (92% in)
  • That his repentance of misconduct, which thus brought its own punishment, was sincere, need not be doubted;—nor that he long thought of Colonel Brandon with envy, and of Marianne with regret.
    Chapter 50 (89% in)

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