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Dictionary entry overview: What does sackcloth and ashes mean?
• SACKCLOTH AND ASHES (noun)
The noun SACKCLOTH AND ASHES has 1 sense:
1. a display of extreme remorse or repentance or grief
Familiarity information: SACKCLOTH AND ASHES used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A display of extreme remorse or repentance or grief
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Hypernyms ("sackcloth and ashes" is a kind of...):
display (behavior that makes your feelings public)
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