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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- A fundamental transformation of mind or character.

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  • None of this is metanoia, which is Greek for 'conversion', as in conversion of hearts and minds.
  • The Latin conversio, whence comes the English "conversion," is a translation of the Greek metanoia, meaning a change of mind or heart.
  • God's basis of forgiveness from this deed is repentance ("metanoia" in Greek: To change (meta) one's mind (noia).
  • In 1893, Santayana experienced a metanoia, a change of heart. for more
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