Meaning of Penance

English: Penance
Bangla: আক্ষেপ, অনুতাপ, প্রায়শ্চিত্ত, ব্রত, অনুশোচনা, অনুশোচন
Hindi: तपस्या, पछतावा, तोबा
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a punishment undergone in token of penitence for sin.

Definition: 2

a penitential discipline imposed by church authority.

Definition: 3

a sacrament, as in the Roman Catholic Church, consisting in a confession of sin, made with sorrow and with the intention of amendment, followed by the forgiveness of the sin.

Definition: 4

voluntary self-punishment to atone for a sin, crime, etc

Definition: 5

a feeling of regret for one's wrongdoings