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Definition of repentance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable] repentance (for something)
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  1. 1the fact of showing that you are sorry for something wrong that you have done synonym remorse
  2. 2 He shows no sign of repentance. The book speaks of the need for repentance and atonement.
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