What does penitence mean?

Definitions for penitence
ˈpɛn ɪ tənspen·i·tence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repentance, penitence, penancenoun

    remorse for your past conduct

Wiktionary

  1. penitencenoun

    condition of being penitent.

    Etymology: First attested circa 13th century, from penitence, from penitence, from paenitentia, from paenitens, present active participle of paeniteo.

  2. penitencenoun

    feeling of regret or remorse for doing wrong or sinning.

    Etymology: First attested circa 13th century, from penitence, from penitence, from paenitentia, from paenitens, present active participle of paeniteo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Penitencenoun

    the quality or condition of being penitent; the disposition of a penitent; sorrow for sins or faults; repentance; contrition

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of penitence in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of penitence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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