confession

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈfɛʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈfɛʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kən feshən)


confession
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Sense: The act of confessing
Synonyms:
concession , acknowledgment, admission , allowance , owning up, revelation, revealing, disclosure , divulgence, publication, affirmation, assertion , unbosoming, utterance , vent , declaration, telling, relation , avowal, exposure , exposé, acknowledgment of guilt, avowal of error, admission of guilt, admission of fault, proclamation, making public, coming clean, owning, divulging, admitting, disclosing, declaring, exposing, acknowledging, affirming, asserting, fessing up (slang), professing, profession
Antonyms:
denial , non admission, repudiation, concealment, withholding
Sense: That which has been confessed
Synonyms:
statement , disclosure , profession , admission , declaration, acknowledgment, divulgence, affirmation, assertion , avowal, exposé, acknowledgment of guilt, avowal of error, admission of guilt, admission of fault, mea culpa (Latin), testimony
Antonyms:
denial , non admission, repudiation, secret
Sense: A sacrament
Synonyms:
penance, absolution, contrition, repentance, sacrament

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