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  1. the open admittance of having done something (especially: something bad)
    Without the real murderer's confession, an innocent person will go to jail.
  2. (Roman Catholic church) the disclosure of one's sins to a priest for absolution. Now termed the sacrament of reconciliation.
    I went to confession and now I feel much better about what I had done.

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