confessions

All Noun
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  • He told the judge that all his confessions had come under pressure.
  • It is alleged that two of those involved in his death made confessions years later.
  • However the actual evidence introduced at trial was obtained from forced confessions.
  • A week later they turned themselves in, making full confessions.
  • The subject was convicted based in large part in his confessions made at that time.
  • Originally under the monarchy, institutions of all confessions were put under state control.
  • And priests were available for confessions all hours of the day and night.
  • There was no evidence beyond her confessions, but bad reputations followed these people afterwards.
  • Belief and teaching were based on a number of confessions accepted by the church.
  • According to several reports, including his own confessions, as a child he tortured animals.
  • The Confessions was two distinct works, each part consisting of six books.
  • He also produced several confessions of faith in order to unite the churches.
  • The confessions were nevertheless admitted into evidence, and were the only evidence used in the subsequent one-day trial.
  • Wood told Penthouse that each Confessions book took approximately five weeks to complete.
  • Four of the men signed confessions written by police.
  • They had many short break-ups, till they finally ended their relationship in True Confessions.
  • Among his most important works are City of God and Confessions.
  • In this school, he accepted children without considering their ages, confessions, classes and sex.
  • Thus, the word has come to denote any priest who has been granted the authority to hear confessions.
  • Such confessions also increased his fame with the public.
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Root form of confessions is confession for the noun.

Synonyms of confessions

Meaning of confessions

  • noun An admission of misdeeds or faults
  • noun A written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party
  • noun (roman catholic church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution
  • noun A public declaration of your faith
  • noun The document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the reformation churches of the 16th century)