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Synonyms for confession

Noun

1. confession, admission
usage: an admission of misdeeds or faults
2. confession, document, written document, papers
usage: a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party
3. confession, penance
usage: (Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution
4. confession, declaration
usage: a public declaration of your faith
5. confession, religious doctrine, church doctrine, gospel, creed
usage: the document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the Reformation churches of the 16th century)
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