Penitence

Penitence
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Penitence->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ penitence
penitence
contrition
compunction
repentance
remorse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ regret
regret
&c. 833
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ self-reproach
self-reproach
self-reproof
self-accusation
self-condemnation
self-humiliation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ stings of conscience
stings of conscience
pangs of conscience
qualms of conscience
prickings of conscience
twinge of conscience
twitch of conscience
touch of conscience
voice of conscience
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ compunctious visitings of nature
compunctious visitings of nature
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ acknowledgment
acknowledgment
confession
&c.(disclosure) 529
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ apology
apology
&c. 952
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ recantation
recantation
&c. 607
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ penance
penance
&c. 952
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ resipiscence|
resipiscence|
=>!
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ awakened conscience
awakened conscience
deathbed repentance
locus paenitentiae
stool of repentance
cuttystool
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ penitent
penitent
repentant
Magdalen
prodigal son
=>a sadder and a wiser man
a sadder and a wiser man
=>(Coleridge)
PARAG:Penitence->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ repent
repent
be sorry for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be penitent
be penitent
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rue
rue
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ regret
regret
&c. 833
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ think better of
think better of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ recant
recant
&c. 607
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ knock under
knock under
&c.(submit) 725
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ plead guilty
plead guilty
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sing miserere
sing miserere
sing de profundis
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cry peccavi
cry peccavi
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ own oneself in the wrong
own oneself in the wrong
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ acknowledge
acknowledge
confess
&c.(disclose) 529
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ humble oneself
humble oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ beg pardon
beg pardon
&c.(apologize) 952
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ turn over a new leaf
turn over a new leaf
put on the new man
turn from sin
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reclaim
reclaim
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ repent in sackcloth and ashes
repent in sackcloth and ashes
&c.(do penance) 952
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ learn by experience
learn by experience
PARAG:Penitence->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ penitent
penitent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ repenting
repenting
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ repentant
repentant
contrite
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ conscience-smitten
conscience-smitten
conscience-stricken
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ self-accusing
self-accusing
self-convicted
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ penitential
penitential
penitentiary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ reclaimed
reclaimed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ not hardened
not hardened
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unhardened
unhardened
PARAG:Penitence->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ mea culpa
mea culpa

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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