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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Change of mind or heart.

Usage examples (3)
  • In fact the long list of heresiarchs contains the name of only one who came to resipiscence: Berengarius.
  • It was the object of the Inquisition that such people should not indeed be spared, but should not perish without a trial and without opportunity of resipiscence, so that...
  • The medieval legislation, both ecclesiastical and secular, clearly distinguished between the punishment to be inflicted for the crime of apostasy and the means of instruction... for more
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