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).