Penitence synonyms

pĕn'ĭ-təns
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Moral anguish arising from repentance for past misdeeds; bitter regret.
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A feeling of regret or remorse for doing wrong or sinning.
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Remorse for having done wrong
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Showing or resulting from contrition
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(Of a person) Feeling or filled with remorse.
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Characterized by or indicative of repentance
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Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
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Loss of personnel in an organization in the normal course of events, as by retirement
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A sting of conscience or a pang of doubt aroused by wrongdoing or the prospect of wrongdoing:
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Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
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The act of expiating; atonement.
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A cause or the subject of such suffering
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A sudden feeling of uneasiness or doubt; misgiving
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An uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action:
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A person or thing that brings shame, dishonor, or disgrace
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The outward expression of such suffering; mourning; lamentation
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The state of being contrite.
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Obsolete form of penitence.
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The quality of being remorseful.
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Any of a genus (Ruta) of strong-scented shrubs of the rue family, esp. an herb (R. graveolens) with yellow flowers and bitter-tasting leaves formerly used in medicine
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Feeling or expressing remorse for one's misdeeds or sins; contrite.
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