confessio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cōnfessiō. Doublet of confession.

Noun[edit]

confessio (plural confessiones)

  1. (law) A confession; a defense of one's faith, or a confession of guilt.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cōnfiteor (to confess, to acknowledge) +‎ -tiō.

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Noun[edit]

cōnfessiō f (genitive cōnfessiōnis); third declension

  1. a confession, acknowledgment
  2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) creed or avowal of one's faith

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cōnfessiō cōnfessiōnēs
Genitive cōnfessiōnis cōnfessiōnum
Dative cōnfessiōnī cōnfessiōnibus
Accusative cōnfessiōnem cōnfessiōnēs
Ablative cōnfessiōne cōnfessiōnibus
Vocative cōnfessiō cōnfessiōnēs

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