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metanoia (ˌmɛtəˈnɔɪə) 



  1. a fundamental change in character or outlook, esp repentance   ⇒ This is where the churches can help to move people towards the dramatic metanoia, the change of consciousness that is necessary within the entire human order.

Example Sentences Including 'metanoia'

For many of his hearers it was a tough lesson, requiring conversion or metanoia.
Hebblethwaite, Peter Paul VI - The First Modern Pope


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