Synonyms

1. penitence

noun. remorse for your past conduct.

Synonyms

  • penance
  • compunction
  • self-reproach
  • repentance

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Example sentences of the word penitence


1. Noun, singular or mass
As the upcoming season of Lent is a time of penitence, repentance and renewing commitments to living a better life, wearing ashes reminds the person to be humble, repent and recommit to living a better life.

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