Synonyms of penance in English:

penance


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noun

1‘self-awareness is the necessary ingredient for penance’

SYNONYMS
atonement, expiation, self-punishment, self-mortification, self-abasement, reparation, amends, penalty, punishment

Phrases

    do penance

    ‘you must do penance for the crimes in your life’


    SYNONYMS
    atone, make amends, make recompense, make reparation, make restitution, make up, redeem oneself, pay the penalty, pay, recompense, pay the price, expiate, redress, compensate