Another word for penitence
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These nouns denote a feeling of regret for one's sins or misdeeds: showed no penitence; ended the relationship without compunction; pangs of contrition; tears of remorse; sincere repentance.
Another word for penitencenoun
A feeling of regret for one's sins or misdeeds:compunction, contriteness, contrition, penitency, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rue. (Theology) attrition. See regret