October 8th, 2021

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Word of the Day 10/08/21 Repentance

Repentance (noun)
repentance [ ri-pen-tns, -pen-tuhns ]


noun
1. deep sorrow, compunction, or contrition for a past sin, wrongdoing, or the like.
2. regret for any past action.

OTHER WORDS FROM REPENTANCE
non·re·pent·ance, noun

WORDS RELATED TO REPENTANCE
regret, penitence, sorrow, contrition, grief, guilt, remorse, conscience, compunction, rue, contriteness, attrition, ruth, self-reproach, sorriness

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OTHER WORDS FOR REPENTANCE
1 contriteness, penitence, remorse.
2 sorrow, qualms.

OPPOSITES FOR REPENTANCE
1 impenitence.

Origin: 1300–50; Middle English repentaunce
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<b>Repentance</b> <i>(noun)
repentance [ ri-pen-tns, -pen-tuhns ]</i>

<b>noun</b>
1. deep sorrow, compunction, or contrition for a past sin, wrongdoing, or the like.
2. regret for any past action.

<b>OTHER WORDS FROM REPENTANCE</b>
non·re·pent·ance, noun

<b>WORDS RELATED TO REPENTANCE</b>
regret, penitence, sorrow, contrition, grief, guilt, remorse, conscience, compunction, rue, contriteness, attrition, ruth, self-reproach, sorriness

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<b>OTHER WORDS FOR REPENTANCE</b>
1 contriteness, penitence, remorse.
2 sorrow, qualms.

<b>OPPOSITES FOR REPENTANCE</b>
1 impenitence.

<b>Origin:</b> 1300–50; Middle English repentaunce<Old French repentance.See repent, -ance

<b>HOW TO USE REPENTANCE IN A SENTENCE</b>
Muslims believe that fasting develops submission to God, empathy with the poor and repentance and gives time for spiritual introspection.
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They carried megaphones and signs about repentance and damnation, but once the restaurant’s staff blasted Gaga’s “Born This Way” on the patio speakers the crowd began to disperse.
<b><i>OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM ENDS WITH A QUESTION. LADY GAGA ANSWERED IT AS BEST SHE COULD.|CHRIS RICHARDS|JANUARY 20, 2021|WASHINGTON POST</i></b>

Only much later, after Anne Sullivan had taught to her to sign using English, had Keller “realized what I had done, and for the first time I felt repentance and sorrow.”
<b><i>FIVE SCIENTISTS ON THE HEROES WHO CHANGED THEIR LIVES - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERS|ALAN LIGHTMAN, HOPE JAHREN, ROBERT SAPOLSKY,|DECEMBER 2, 2020|NAUTILUS</i></b>

By 2018, he was eager to demonstrate his repentance, while Daines, two years away from his own reelection bid, was eager to help him.
<b><i>WANT TO WIN IN MONTANA? IT'S THE ENVIRONMENT, STUPID.|ELLIOTT D. WOODS|OCTOBER 28, 2020|OUTSIDE ONLINE</i></b>

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candream. I was planning to write tonight while I watched my CBS shows, but I'm super sleepy. It was a long day (with two extra hours of work) so I'll try to knock out my contest story tomorrow (I've got a couple errands to run, but then I'm hoping to do writing and homework). Anyway... 107 words and I'm gonna work on some Christmas presents.