Word of the day – Penance


 Ø an act showing sorrow or regret for sin, mortification
 Ø penalty

Eg.: Jason did a charitable work as a penance.
Eg.: Jonny’s penance for betraying his friend would last an eternity.


   Ø To impose penance on; sinner

Eg.: As a penance, she said she would buy them all a box of chocolates.
·        Eg.:  The penalties in the canon law included, in addition to restitution, penance, fines and excommunication; and right of asylum was denied to the culprit.

Word of the day – Penance Word of the day – Penance Reviewed by 3vs of Hanisha on March 28, 2018 Rating: 5

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