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Penance

Noun

Definition:

Punishment inflicted on oneself as an outward expression of repentance for wrongdoing

Examples:

  1. He had done public penance for those hasty words

Synonyms:

  • Atonement
  • Expiation
  • Self-punishment
  • Self-mortification

Penance

Verb

Definition:

Impose a penance on

Examples:

  1. The Bishop penanced him severely for his conduct

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