confessors

All Noun
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Regard us, if you will, as two confessors, with whom your secret is inviolable. Cited from The Refugees, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • 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
  • Such continued long to be the fate of the Christian confessors. Cited from Two Old Faiths, by J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir
  • How did the three confessors meet this rumble of thunder about their ears? Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: Ezekiel, etc., by Alexander Maclaren
  • They went to Mass and performed the duties of religion together; and, like children, found nothing to tell their confessors. Cited from Poor Relations, by Honore de Balzac
  • The Catholic faithful came to visit the confessors, who on their part arranged to live a sort of college life.
  • My confessors gave me leave to accept relief in some things from her, because in many ways she was able to afford it. Cited from Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, by Teresa of Avila
  • Surely a Church with a whole priesthood of such confessors would produce a model world. Cited from What I Remember, Volume 2, by Thomas Adolphus Trollope
  • These, who suffered bravely everything except death, were called confessors instead of martyrs. Cited from The Chosen People, by Charlotte Mary Yonge
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Root form of confessors is confessor for the noun.

Words starting with confessors

Meaning of confessors

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