Penance synonyms

pĕn'əns
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Retribution is defined as something done to get back at someone or the act of punishing someone for their actions.
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Voluntary punishment
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The act or process of repenting.
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Voluntary punishment
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A sensation of extreme shame or embarrassment.
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The act of purging
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Payment for services; esp., wages or remuneration
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Voluntary punishment
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The act of severely criticizing oneself.
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An instance of pain or distress.
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A means of expiating.
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Voluntary punishment
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Alternative of hairshirt.
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Voluntary punishment
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Voluntary punishment
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Compensation by a nation defeated in a war for economic losses suffered by the victor or for crimes committed against individuals, payable in money, labor, goods, etc.
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The state of being penitent; repentance
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Acknowledgment of belief; profession of one's faith.
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The definition of absolution is a sacrament or religious ritual in the Catholic church where a priest grants forgiveness of sins.
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The definition of contrition is a feeling of remorse about having done something wrong.
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Remorse is a feeling of regret or sadness.
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A sacrament
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A penalty imposed for wrongdoing:
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The Eucharist.
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A sacrament
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Amends or reparation made for an injury or wrong; expiation.
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A sharp feeling of uneasiness brought on by a sense of guilt; remorse
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The action of forgiving.
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(Ice hockey) A punishment for an infraction of the rules, often in the form of being removed from play for a specified amount of time.
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voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing
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Self-punishment in order to atone for some real or imagined wrongdoing.
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Find another word for penance. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for penance, like: retribution, Beichte (German), repentance, sackcloth and ashes, mortification, purgation, compensation, self-imposed atonement, self-flagellation, fasting and suffering.