Definition of Confessions

1. Noun. (plural of confession) ¹



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Definition of Confessions

1. confession [n] - See also: confession

Lexicographical Neighbors of Confessions

confessionalising
confessionalism
confessionalist
confessionalists
confessionalization
confessionalize
confessionally
confessionals
confessionaries
confessionary
confessiones amantis
confessiones amantium
confessionist
confessionists
confessionless
confessions (current term)
confessor
confessoress
confessoresses
confessorial
confessors
confessorship
confessory
confessour
confessours
confest
confestly
confetti
confetto
confidable

Literary usage of Confessions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"The confessions' of Rousseau were written during the six most agitated years of ... As the first half of the ' confessions ' is, in the main, a romance with ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Simon Greenleaf (1899)
"confessions, too, like admissions, may be inferred from the conduct of the prisoner, and from his silent acquiescence in the statements of others, ..."

3. The Creeds of Christendom: With a History and Critical Notes by Philip Schaff (1919)
"It docs not give the confessions in full, but extracts from them on the chief articles of faith, which are classified under nineteen sections. ..."

4. Handbook of the Law of Evidence by John Jay McKelvey (1907)
"confessions Under Influence of Liquor. 93. Evidence in Former Proceeding. ... confessions may be Explained. 96. Evidence Obtained as Result of Confession. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States by Francis Wharton (1874)
"GENERAL WEIGHT OF confessions AND DEGREE OF CAUTION WITH WHICH THEY SHOULD BE RECEIVED ... HOW confessions ARB TO RE CONSTRUED, § 697. J.) 483, 601; Com. v. ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"There is a broad distinction between mere admissions of inculpatory facts and confessions of guilt. 'When a person only admits certain facts from which the ..."

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