confessor

All Noun
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  • He has also been declared a Confessor of the faith and Doctor of the Church.
  • She had two confessors, of whom one counselled her to tell everything, the other nothing. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol X, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • The next morning she hurried off to inform her father confessor of her discovery. Cited from The Last Look, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I have done what my father confessor directed. Cited from Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Perhaps the most well known example is the English king St. Edward the Confessor.
  • Regard us, if you will, as two confessors, with whom your secret is inviolable. Cited from The Refugees, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • It gets its name from Edward the Confessor who wore the stone in his ring.
  • You had better let me send for a confessor. Cited from The Young Llanero, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The young priest had helped them in becoming established, and then served as their chaplain and confessor.
  • He might have been himself a father confessor. Cited from The Masques of Ottawa, by Domino [AKA: Augustus Bridle]
  • Satan can do me no harm whatever, but they can trouble me very much, particularly if they be confessors. Cited from Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, by Teresa of Avila
  • The honour given to confessors is very conspicuous, and points back to an early date.
  • This book was already written when I made her acquaintance, her previous confessors having given her permission to that effect. Cited from Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, by Teresa of Avila
  • The two confessors were presented before this new judge. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • It is piteous to see what those confessors who do not understand this make people suffer. Cited from Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, by Teresa of Avila
  • A chapel associated with Edward the Confessor used to exist north of the church.
  • Besides this he was much sought after as a confessor, and he also became chaplain of the city prison.
  • Edward I, King of England, chose him as his confessor and spiritual director.
  • She never mentioned this except to her confessor.
  • Although early records call him saint confessor, priest and martyr, even his tomb is now lost for certain.
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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)