Absolution

All possible synonyms of the word Absolution as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • absolution
  • remission
  • remittal
  • remission of sin

Hypernyms

  • redemption, salvation: (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

Part holonym

  • penance: a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution

Hyponyms

  • indulgence: the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution; "in the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse"

Absolution

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • absolution

Hypernyms

  • condition, status: a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"

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