Definition of Confessionalist

1. n. A priest hearing, or sitting to hear, confession.



Definition of Confessionalist

1. Noun. A person who confesses ¹

2. Noun. A priest who hears confession ¹

3. Noun. An advocate of confessionalism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confessionalist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confessionalist

confessing
confessio
confessio amantis
confession
confession of judgement
confession of judgment
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confessionalist (current term)
confessionalists
confessionalization
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confessiones amantium
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confessionless
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confessor

Literary usage of Confessionalist

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1. Essentials of the Law by Marshall Davis Ewell (1915)
"All false self-criminative statements are divisible into two classes,— those which are the result of mistake on the part of the confessionalist, and those ..."

2. The Principles of Judicial Proof: As Given by Logic, Psychology, and General by John Henry Wigmore (1913)
"In the other class of false self-criminative statements, the statement is known by the confessionalist to be false, and is made in expectation of some real ..."

3. The Principles of the Law of Evidence: With Elementary Rules for Conducting by William Mawdesley Best, Charles Frederic Chamberlayne (1883)
"To this class belong those cases where the evidence necessary to establish the innocence of the confessionalist would be the means of disclosing ..."

4. Wharton and Stillé's Medical Jurisprudence by Francis Wharton, Moreton Stillé (1882)
"The greater the particularity required on the part of the confession, the greater is the care taken of the confessionalist—the greater the care taken to ..."

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