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Definition & Synonyms

• Penance

  1. (n.) A means of repairing a sin committed, and obtaining pardon for it, consisting partly in the performance of expiatory rites, partly in voluntary submission to a punishment corresponding to the transgression. Penance is the fourth of seven sacraments in the Roman Catholic Church.
  2. (n.) Repentance.
  3. (n.) Pain; sorrow; suffering.
  4. (v. t.) To impose penance; to punish.

Penitence, Repentance, Self-abasement,