Is PENANCE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'penance'


  1. PENANCE, a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution
  2. PENANCE, voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing
  3. PENANCE, remorse for your past conduct
  4. PENANCE, something that you do or are given to do in order to show that you are sad or sorry about doing something wrong

Synonyms for 'penance'

The word PENANCE is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'penance' in a sentence

  1. He did charitable work as a penance.

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