Auricular Confession

   The confession of sin to God in the presence of an authorised priest who forgives the sinner in God’s name.

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  • auricular confession — noun Confession to a priest • • • Main Entry: ↑auricle …   Useful english dictionary

  • auricular confession —  Исповедь тайная …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Auricular — Au*ric u*lar ([add]*r[i^]k [ u]*l[ e]r), a. [LL. auricularis: cf. F. auriculaire. See {Auricle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the ear, or to the sense of hearing; as, auricular nerves. [1913 Webster] 2. Told in the ear, i. e., told privately; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Auricular finger — Auricular Au*ric u*lar ([add]*r[i^]k [ u]*l[ e]r), a. [LL. auricularis: cf. F. auriculaire. See {Auricle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the ear, or to the sense of hearing; as, auricular nerves. [1913 Webster] 2. Told in the ear, i. e., told… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confession — Con*fes sion, n. [F. confession, L. confessio.] 1. Acknowledgment; avowal, especially in a matter pertaining to one s self; the admission of a debt, obligation, or crime. [1913 Webster] With a crafty madness keeps aloof, When we would bring him… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confession and avoidance — Confession Con*fes sion, n. [F. confession, L. confessio.] 1. Acknowledgment; avowal, especially in a matter pertaining to one s self; the admission of a debt, obligation, or crime. [1913 Webster] With a crafty madness keeps aloof, When we would… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confession of faith — Confession Con*fes sion, n. [F. confession, L. confessio.] 1. Acknowledgment; avowal, especially in a matter pertaining to one s self; the admission of a debt, obligation, or crime. [1913 Webster] With a crafty madness keeps aloof, When we would… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auricular — [ô rik′yoolər, ô rik′yələr] adj. [ME auriculer < ML auricularis < L auricula: see AURICLE] 1. of or near the ear, or having to do with the sense of hearing 2. received by or spoken directly into the ear; private [an auricular confession] 3 …   English World dictionary

  • Confession — For other uses, see Confession (disambiguation). Confess redirects here. For other uses, see Confess (disambiguation). Confessing redirects here. For the evangelical protestant movement, see Confessing Movement. This article is for the religious… …   Wikipedia

  • auricular — adjective Date: 15th century 1. told privately < an auricular confession > 2. understood or recognized by the sense of hearing 3. of, relating to, or using the ear or the sense of hearing < auricular therapy > 4. of or relating to an auricle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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