Definition of 'repentance'
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True repentance is necessarily a difficult process. Christianity Today (2000)It looks more like reluctant tactics than true repentance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was soon convinced that his repentance was genuine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The unjustly convicted who refuses to show repentance for a murder he did not commit fails to meet the first requirement of any parole board. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For forgiveness to be meaningful, there has to be remorse and repentance on the part of the person who did the damage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'repentance'
British English: repentance NOUN
If you show repentance for something wrong that you have done, you make it clear that you are sorry for doing it.
They showed no repentance during their trial.
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