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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A priest who hears admissions of guilt and gives absolution; Someone who admits to a crime or bad deed.

Usage examples (32)
  • The old priest was the favorite confessor of the town because of his sincerity and kindness.
  • "Speak, my child; you know that a confessor is a father."
  • Remember, one tells one's creed only to one's confessor, that is sub sigillo.
  • Grouped behind the confessor were the fathers who were in the quarters on that occasion. for more
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