Word Of The Week #1

Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to improve your vocabulary by learning new words every week. wowIf you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on my WOW post (like this one.)

This week’s word is:


Word: Metanoia

Part Of Speech: Noun

Pronunciation: meh-tah-Noy-ah


The journey of changing one’s mind, heart, self or way of life.


Change in one’s way of life resulting from penitence or spiritual conversion.

Synonyms: Conversion, Transformation, Change, Alteration and Rebirth.

Antonyms: Stagnation, Idleness and Sameness.

Word Origin:  Greek, from metanoein ‘change one’s mind’ 

It’s use in a sentence: “what he demanded of people was metanoia, repentance, a complete change of heart”

I hope you guys like this word and hope it’s useful to you in some or the other way!