confessing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

confessing

  1. Present participle of confess.

Noun[edit]

confessing (plural confessings)

  1. The act of making a confession.
    • 1871, William Gilbert, The Struggle in Ferrara: A Story of the Reformation in Italy (page 100)
      He further urged the advantage of keeping alive in the hearts of the people the necessity for appeasing the divine wrath by prayers in the churches, processions, frequent confessings []