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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.
It is not true that there were no works in which sociality and self-confession were combined in the literary tradition of Japanese naturalism.
Kind of like myself really and settling down at the ripe old age of 39, it's maybe a self-confession at times.
Jules Laforgue extends his identity theme from self-confession to general reflection.
self-confession is often said by psychiatrists and others to be the first step towards recovery.
In 2009, the journalist and diplomat published his book "I Was a Spy," a sort of self-confession where he also voiced outrage from the fact his work for the Bulgarian intelligence on the Balkans is being considered the same as the work of agents of the Communist State Security, DS.
She does not allow herself to become the object of another's gaze; instead, she looks into a mirror, which serves as a catalyst for self-confession.
by self-confession Africa is today a pre-dominantly Christian continent--whatever that means.
Melbourne, Nov 19 (ANI): After Andrew Symonds' self-confession that heavy drinking had taken a toll on him which actually led to his ouster from the team, ex-Aussie cricketer Mike Whitney had advised the Cricket Australia (CA) to stop accepting sponsorship from alcohol brands as, according to him, it encouraged heavy drinking among players.