Definition of Confessant. Meaning of Confessant. Synonyms of Confessant

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Definition of Confessant

Confessant
Confessant Con*fess"ant, n. [F. confessant.] One who confesses to a priest. [Obs.] --Bacon.

Meaning of Confessant from wikipedia

- of its ability to relieve anxieties ****ociated with keeping secrets. Confessants are more likely to confess when the expected benefits outweigh the marginal...
- the penitent not to withhold any sins out of fear or shame. After the confessant reveals all their sins, the priest offers advice and counsel. The priest...
- instructions that the priest feign a certain casualness, and that he address the confessant with a disarming affection, calling him "friend" and pretending that ****ion...
- Study (1909), "the first book on the subject"; Religious Confessions and Confessants (1914); The Portrait of a Banker: James Stillman, 1850-1918 (1927); and...
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