penance

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
A voluntary self-imposed punishment for a sinful act or wrongdoing. It may be intended to serve as reparation for the act
A sacrament in some Christian churches
punishment to which one voluntarily submits or subjects himself as an expression of penitence
{n} a mortification, grief, atonement
a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and satisfaction and absolution voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing
voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing
Good deeds that can lessen temporal punishment See Sins (Catholic)
Repentance
Any voluntary act that results from repentance Penance is a concrete expression of gratitude for the forgiveness of a debt that can never in fact be repaid
remorse for your past conduct
A voluntary self-imposed punishment for a sinful act
Pain; sorrow; suffering
To impose penance; to punish
A means of repairing a sin committed, and obtaining pardon for it, consisting partly in the performance of expiatory rites, partly in voluntary submission to a punishment corresponding to the transgression
a form of punishment whereby one who has confessed his sins to a priest can obtain absolution
Penance is the fourth of seven sacraments in the Roman Catholic Church
{i} self-imposed punishment; self-mortification, affliction; repentance
If you do penance for something wrong that you have done, you do something that you find unpleasant to show that you are sorry. a time of fasting, penance and pilgrimage
a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and satisfaction and absolution
penances
plural of penance
penance
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