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penance British & World English

Punishment inflicted on oneself as an outward expression of repentance for wrongdoing

penance English Thesaurus

self-awareness is the necessary ingredient for penance

do penance in penance English Thesaurus

you must do penance for the crimes in your life

sacrament of reconciliation British & World English

(Chiefly in the Roman Catholic Church) the practice of private confession of sins to a priest and the receiving of absolution

sacrament of penance in sacrament of reconciliation British & World English

(Chiefly in the Roman Catholic Church) the practice of private confession of sins to a priest and the receiving of absolution