Absolution

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Absolution Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance ,
  • the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

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Absolution Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Absolution is the name of a sacrament of the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican and Lutheran churches. Using absolution, a priest or the church can forgive a sin, after confession.


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Absolution Sample Sentences in News


  • Ray Rice Jersey Swap Lets Fans Off Easy
    League tries to give supporters unearned absolution by trading in disgraced player's paraphernalia Read more on this news related to 'Absolution'
  • Dunne US bid to speed debt release
    Developer Seán Dunne sought absolution in the US courts from creditor claims worldwide because he couldn’t escape debt as quickly in Ireland. Read more on this news related to 'Absolution'
  • 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' bombs: 5 things that went wrong
    "Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" couldn't find absolution at the multiplex over the weekend as the neo-noir sequel from Robert Rodriguez and Miller utterly bombed, grossing just $6.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, way down in eighth place. Read more on this news related to 'Absolution'

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