Synonyms of penitence in English:

penitence


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noun

1‘the writer prays to God in penitence’

SYNONYMS
repentance, contrition, compunction, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, ruefulness, pangs of conscience, self-reproach, contriteness, self-accusation, shame, sorrow, guilt