confessant

confessant

(kənˈfɛsənt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity chiefly RC Church a person who makes a confession
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Face au tolle, l'equipe de communication de l'Elysee a fait profil bas en confessant " une plaisanterie pas tres heureuse sur un sujet grave (.
Peu apres, il avait ete surpris en possession d'un couteau a l'ecole, confessant qu'il avait l'intention de tuer deux jeunes filles qui l'avaient intimide la veille.
Assuming that the confession was valid, it would be binding only to Angel as confessant and would be considered hearsay for his co-accused, De Guzman's petition said.
Only when the confessant bridges the gap separating the ego from the text can the redemption be achieved that originally motivated the writing.
For if the goal of both legal and religious confession is to bring the confessant back into the communal fold, Ford's characters confess their secrets in an unsanctioned forum and without a recognized community that awaits their confession and would authorize their readmittance.
Je prefere y aller en confessant mon manque de comprehension d'une certaine facon, en s'approchant du personnage d'une maniere plus dramatique.
Toutefois, elle tient compte de l'interlocutrice absente car c'est en se confessant a son ami que la narratrice se libere du poids de la douleur causee par la mort subite de son mari qui avait quitte le foyer conjugal pour prendre une deuxieme epouse.
This dialogue between present and past may also be an interaction between Tejeda confessant and Tejeda confessor, though the explicit narratee in the poem is an unspecified person listening "desde su alcacar" (12).
ability of both the confessant and the confessor has not also been so
2007) further observe that regret over making an apology may occur if the confessant perceives he or she was forced to make an apology.
By evoking religious confession, Canetti emphasizes the interaction between confessor and confessant in which the confessional relationship reveals a constant negotiation of power and authority that is intimately related to social and sexual norms.