Meaning penitence
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c. 1200, from Old French penitence (11c.) and directly from Latin paenitentia "repentance," noun of condition from paenitentum (nominative paenitens) "penitent," present participle [..]
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n. Sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone.
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(n) remorse for your past conduct
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n. "penitence," s.v. penitence OED. KEY: penitence@n
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n 46 penitence 46
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of beingoforfor doingoren|penitence (repentance for one's sins)
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