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repentance
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
the feeling or expression of regret for having done something wrong with a firm decision to be a better person in the future
  • Because the Inquisition killed its enemies in the open, and killed them while they were still unrepentant: in fact, it killed them because they were unrepentant.
    p. 253.9
  • Because the Inquisition killed its enemies in the open, and killed them while they were still unrepentant: in fact, it killed them because they were unrepentant.
    p. 253.9
  • The heretical thought would be unpunished, unrepented, out of their reach forever.
    p. 281.7

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