Synonyms of sackcloth in English:

sackcloth


See definition of sackcloth

noun

1‘both clergy and laity wore an extremely uncomfortable black sackcloth’

SYNONYMS
hessian, sacking, hopsack, hopsacking, burlap
North American, Indian gunny
tāt
historical poldavy, stramin, sugarsack

Phrases

    in/wearing sackcloth and ashes


    SYNONYMS

    penitent, contrite, regretful, full of regret, sorrowful, rueful, remorseful, apologetic, conscience-stricken, ashamed, guilt-ridden, chastened, shamefaced, self-reproachful, guilty

    rare

    compunctious

    ANTONYMS

    unrepentant