- Repentance is the act of saying sorry or asking for forgiveness for sins and wrongdoings.
An example of repentance is praying to God for forgiveness.
repentance definition by Webster's New World
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a repenting or being penitent; feeling of sorrow, etc., esp. for wrongdoing; compunction; contrition; remorse
repentance definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act or process of repenting.
- Remorse or contrition for past conduct or sin. See Synonyms at penitence.