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n. - A booth where a priest sits during the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution

Usage examples (30)
  • The secret confessional is the "can-fessional", which is a camera in the bathroom.
  • This is sometimes called the confessional method of debugging an experiment/software.
  • Plus, the controversial O.J. Simpson book some call a confessional has found its way online.
  • The ritual of the Catholic confessional is comforting and reassuring, releasing guilt, cleansing, but at the same time disciplining and policing. for more
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