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Definition of Absolution

Absolution
Absolution Ab`so*lu"tion, n. [F. absolution, L. absolutio, fr. absolvere to absolve. See Absolve.] 1. An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense. ``Government . . . granting absolution to the nation.' --Froude. 2. (Civil Law) An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent. [Obs.] 3. (R. C. Ch.) The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven. Note: In the English and other Protestant churches, this act regarded as simply declaratory, not as imparting forgiveness. 4. (Eccl.) An absolving from ecclesiastical penalties, -- for example, excommunication. --P. Cyc. 5. The form of words by which a penitent is absolved. --Shipley. 6. Delivery, in speech. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. Absolution day (R. C. Ch.), Tuesday before Easter.

Meaning of Absolution from wikipedia

- Absolution is a traditional theological term for the forgiveness experienced by Christians in the life of the Church. It is a universal feature of the...
- Absolution is the third studio album by English rock band Muse. It was released on 15 September 2003 in ****an, 22 September 2003 in the United Kingdom...
- Hitman: Absolution is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Square Enix. It is the fifth installment in the Hitman series,...
- Absolution Gap is a 2003 science fiction novel written by Welsh author Alastair Reynolds. It takes place in the Revelation Space universe and is a direct...
- Absolution (also known as The Mercenary: Absolution) is a 2015 action crime film directed by Keoni Waxman and starring Steven Seagal The film is a sequel...
- In the Lutheran Church, Confession (also called Holy Absolution) is the method given by Christ to the Church by which individual men and women may receive...
- Absolution is the forgiveness experienced in traditional Christian churches in the sacrament of reconciliation (confession). Absolution may also refer...
- Absolution is a 6-issue comic book limited series written and created by Christos Gage with art by Roberto Viacava that is published by Avatar Press, launched...
- columnist Russell Baker complained of "a group conspiracy to grant him absolution". Cartoonist Jeff Koterba of the Omaha World-Herald depicted History before...
- scores, composed by Jesper Kyd. A fifth installment of the series, Hitman: Absolution, was released on 20 November 2012. With it, a spin-off has been released...
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