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self-con·fessed

(sĕlf′kən-fĕst′)
adj.
According to one's own admission: a self-confessed plagiarist.

self-confessed

adj
according to one's own testimony or admission: a self-confessed liar.

self′-confessed′



adj.
openly admitting to being a person of a specified type.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-confessed - owned up to; "his admitted doubts"; "the conceded error"; "a confessed murderer"; "a self-confessed plagiarist"
acknowledged - recognized or made known or admitted; "the acknowledged leader of the community"; "a woman of acknowledged accomplishments"; "his acknowledged error"
Translations

self-confessed

[ˌselfkənˈfest] ADJconfeso

self-confessed

[ˌsɛlfkənˈfɛst] adj (alcoholic, cheat) → dichiarato/a
he's a self-confessed thief/liar → ha ammesso di essere un ladro/bugiardo
References in classic literature ?
It stands recorded in the pages of his self-confession, that it nearly suffocated him physically with an emotional reaction of hate and dismay, as though her appearance had been a piece of accomplished treachery.
Nevertheless, all will enjoy her anecdote-filled accounts of life with the taste elite and her own self-confessions that can border on the hilarious: the time, for example, at age 13 when one of her false eyelashes fell into her soup during lunch with the visiting Reverend Mother Superior, and the horrified lady, mistaking it for a cockroach, rushed it to the kitchen.
founder of psychoanalysis declaring that self-confessions are of no