Noun(1) an admission of misdeeds or faults(2) a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party(3) (Roman Catholic Church(4) a public declaration of your faith(5) the document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the Reformation churches of the 16th century
(1) This process involves confession to a priest, acts of contrition, receiving absolution, and performing works of satisfaction.(2) he signed a confession to both the murders(3) Her cheeks reddened at the embarrassing confession and she paused for a few moments.(4) Catholics no longer go to confession as a regular practice, and many Protestant services have eliminated or downplayed the confession of sins.(5) In his oral submissions, though not we think in his grounds of appeal, he took a point on the judge's decision to admit the confession , without holding a voire dire to establish, as he put it, its reliability.(6) And why do Catholics feel the need to go to confession ?(7) However, that paragraph concludes with a statement that a confession will not be voluntary if the questioning is calculated to overcome the freedom of will of the suspect.(8) Phillip cracked a small smile in a sort of embarrassed confession .(9) It is such that an unfortunate circumstance or careless remark can shake feelings of love as can an embarrassing confession , comprised of three little words, reinforce it.(10) his words are a political confession of faith(11) To his political confession of faith no objections appear to have been made, but the odor of his theological heterodoxy was too strong.(12) I'm just smiling at his momentary confession of weakness as he carries me over to our booth.(13) As a teenager he was really into wrestling (an embarrassing confession !) and a friend at work has lent him a wrestling game for the week.(14) Had the defence done so, we are by no means convinced that the judge would have admitted the confession .(15) leading figures from every Christian confession(16) This is a little embarrassing, but I have a confession to make.
(1) make a confession :: maak 'n bekentenis
1. admission ::
2. acknowledgment ::
3. profession ::
4. revelation ::
5. disclosure ::
7. avowal ::
8. guilty plea ::
Different Formsconfession, confessions
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