Metanoia



[met-uh-noi-uh] /ˌmɛt əˈnɔɪ ə/

noun
1.
a profound, usually spiritual, transformation; conversion.
noun

spiritual conversion or awakening; fundamental change of character
Word Origin

Greek ‘change one’s mind, repent’
n.

1768, “penitence, spiritual conversion,” from Greek metanoia “afterthought, repentance,” from metanoein “to change one’s mind or purpose,” from meta- (see meta) + noein “to have mental perception,” from noos “mind, thought.”

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