Nouns (7)

penance
n. a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution
self-abasement, self-mortification, penance
n. voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing
penance, penitence, repentance
n. remorse for your past conduct

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propitiation, atonement, expiation
n. the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
shrift
n. the act of being shriven
confession
n. a public declaration of your faith
apology
n. an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone; "he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess"
shame
n. a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
sorrow
n. an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement; "he tried to express his sorrow at her loss"
contriteness, contrition, attrition
n. sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
guilt trip, guilt feelings, guilty conscience, guilt
n. remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense

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