What is repentance

Repentance, the

  • ↗ to be sorry for (someone) ● to throw ashes on one's head fig. · Sprinkle ashes on his head fig. · Walk around in penitent clothes fig. · In the penitent shirt go fig. · Go in sackcloth fig., Variable · ↗ (someone) go to repent., Out of date · go to practice contrition, ironic