penance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word penance

(noun) remorse for your past conduct
Synonyms : penitence , repentance
(noun) a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution Definition
(noun) voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing

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'penance' can be read as 'pain on us' what we take as a punishment on ourself for our sins.
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penanace is similar to penalty wich is given for wrong activities
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Big punishment if you are asked to write answer without a pen that is without a pen..answer!
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imagine if you go without PENIS for a week. big punishment
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Penance = Pin in Ass. One can only do that if really repentant or Penitence.
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writing answer in a pen(animals place) is a punishment
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penance = pen + ance; with pen write you confession.
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