Definition of repentance in English:

repentance

Syllabification: re·pent·ance
Pronunciation: /riˈpentns
 
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noun

  • The action of repenting; sincere regret or remorse: each person who turns to God in genuine repentance and faith will be saved
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    • There was an expression of extreme repentance, sorrow and guilt upon his open face.
    • In the thirteenth century her character and role were significantly expanded to incorporate details of her life as a prostitute and her subsequent conversion and repentance.
    • The ruling principle is that fear of sin precedes love of God, which leads to repentance (contrition).
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