- the open admittance of having done something (especially: something bad)
- Without the real murderer's , an innocent person will go to jail.
- (Roman Catholic church) the disclosure of one's sins to a priest for absolution. Now termed the sacrament of reconciliation.
- I went to and now I feel much better about what I had done.
- Dutch: biecht
- German: Beichte
- French: confession
- Spanish: confesión
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