Definitions for "Penance"
Pain; sorrow; suffering.
A means of repairing a sin committed, and obtaining pardon for it, consisting partly in the performance of expiatory rites, partly in voluntary submission to a punishment corresponding to the transgression, imposed by a confessor or other ecclesiastical authority. Penance is the fourth of seven sacraments in the Roman Catholic Church.
Any act performed by a person to atone for an offense to another; an act of atonement.
Keywords:  remorse, conduct, your
remorse for your past conduct