Penitency synonyms

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A pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting.
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The state of being contrite.
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(Theol.) Sorrow for having offended God
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The condition or quality of being penitent; regret for wrongdoing.
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Pity; compassion
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The quality of being remorseful.
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A feeling of regret or remorse for doing wrong or sinning.
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(Archaic or dialectal) Pity; compassion.
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A gradual reduction in personnel or membership because of resignation, retirement, or death, often viewed in contrast to reduction from layoffs.
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A feeling of sorrow, disappointment, distress, or remorse about something that one wishes could be different.
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Find another word for penitency. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for penitency, like: compunction, contriteness, contrition, penitence, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rue, attrition and regret.