confessor

All Noun
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  • Info Confessor is a title used within Christianity in several ways.
  • Two of her children were buried here and she took the prior as her confessor.
  • If any boys have special confessors perhaps it will be better for them not to change. Cited from A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Joyce
  • Her confessor died, and the old lady chose me to supply his place. Cited from The Pacha of Many Tales, by Frederick Marryat
  • He had a major influence on her and became her spiritual director and confessor.
  • She took the prior as her confessor and two of her children were buried there.
  • Events in the book take place directly after the end of Confessor.
  • He died two years later, and his half-brother Edward the Confessor became king.
  • To think that this house should have given two confessors to the Church, father and son! Cited from By What Authority?, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • They are good people, these social confessors, though they seldom give much advice. Cited from Doctor Claudius, A True Story, by F. Marion Crawford
  • I say, he was at his father confessor's last night. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • I say, he was at his father confessor's last night. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • His confessor might have thrust into his lips the words which he so wished to hear. Cited from Short Studies on Great Subjects, by James Anthony Froude
  • To do so, she must use back-channels, such as the wife of a confessor.
  • The confessors had taken their stand, and they were not to be moved from it. Cited from Luther and the Reformation:, by Joseph A. Seiss
  • His name was changed to "Robert" before his death, in honor of his confessor.
  • "I suppose that, since you are so much engaged, you think you would make a good father-confessor!" Cited from Short Stories of Various Types, ed. by Laura F. Freck
  • He appears to have acted for a time as confessor to the queen.
  • They hold not with falsehood in a good cause as our father confessors do. Cited from The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Confessors came to look at her to whom Christ's favor had been shown clearly. Cited from Quo Vadis, The Time of Nero, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • This type of confessor may also be referred to as a "spiritual father."
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Meaning of confessor

  • noun A priest who hears confession and gives absolution
  • noun Someone who confesses (discloses information damaging to themselves)