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penance meaning and definition

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Definition of penance (noun)

  1. remorse for your past conduct
  2. a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution
  3. voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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