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Noun: atonement  u'town-munt
  1. Compensation for a wrong
    - expiation, satisfaction
     
  2. The act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
    - expiation, propitiation

Derived forms: atonements

Type of: amends, damages, indemnification, indemnity, redemption, redress, redressal, restitution, salvation

Encyclopedia: Atonement, Society of the