confessing

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Pronunciation[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 []