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1. confession

noun. ['kənˈfɛʃən'] an admission of misdeeds or faults.

Synonyms

  • admission
  • self-accusation

Etymology

  • confessio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Confession

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

How do you pronounce confession?

Pronounce confession as kənˈfɛʃən.

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Sentences with confession


1. Noun, singular or mass
The priest and the congregation will say the general confession and the prayer for absolution aloud.

Quotes about confession


1. Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
- Karl Marx

2. A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

3. A confession has to be part of your new life.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

2. confession

noun. ['kənˈfɛʃən'] (Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution.

Synonyms

  • penance

Antonyms

  • falsehood
  • negate

Etymology

  • confessio (Latin)

3. confession

noun. ['kənˈfɛʃən'] a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party.

Synonyms

  • papers
  • written document

Etymology

  • confessio (Latin)

4. confession

noun. ['kənˈfɛʃən'] a public declaration of your faith.

Etymology

  • confessio (Latin)

5. confession

noun. ['kənˈfɛʃən'] the document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the Reformation churches of the 16th century).

Synonyms

  • creed
  • religious doctrine
  • gospel

Etymology

  • confessio (Latin)
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