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Meaning of Absolution in English

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Absolution

see synonyms of absolution

1. absolution

the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance

2. absolution, remission, remission of sin, remittal

the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

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Absolution

see synonyms of absolution
noun
1. 
the act of absolving or the state of being absolved; release from guilt, obligation, or punishment
2. Christianity
a. 
a formal remission of sin pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
b. 
the prescribed form of words granting such a remission

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Absolution

see synonyms of absolution
noun
1. 
a formal freeing (from guilt or obligation); forgiveness
2. 
a. 
remission (of sin or penalty for it); specif., in some churches, remission given by a priest in the sacrament of penance
b. 
the statement of such remission

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Absolution

see synonyms of absolution
n.
1. The act of absolving or the state of being absolved.
2. The formal remission of sin imparted by a priest, as in the sacrament of penance.

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