noun re·pen·tance \ri-ˈpen-tən(t)s\

Definition of REPENTANCE

:  the action or process of repenting especially for misdeeds or moral shortcomings

Examples of REPENTANCE

  1. <preached that repentance was the first step on the path of redemption>

First Known Use of REPENTANCE

14th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

Rhymes with REPENTANCE


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