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penitensya : penitence (n.); penance (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: penitencia: penitence ]

Derivatives of penitensya

n. (feeling)1. penance, penitence, repentanceremorse for your past conduct.
~ compunction, remorse, self-reproacha feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).
n. (act)1. penancea Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution.
~ remission of sin, absolution, remittal, remissionthe act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance.
~ sacramenta formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted by Jesus: baptism and confirmation and Holy Eucharist and penance and holy orders and matrimony and extreme unction.
~ confession(Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution.
n. (act)2. penance, self-abasement, self-mortificationvoluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing.
~ penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishmentthe act of punishing.