Noun Absolution Definition and Examples





1. act of absolving; a freeing from blame or guilt; release from consequences, obligations, or penalties.

2. state of being absolved.

3. Roman Catholic Theology. a remission of sin or of the punishment for sin, made by a priest in the sacrament of penance on the ground of authority received from Christ. the formula declaring such remission.

4. Protestant Theology. a declaration or assurance of divine forgiveness to penitent believers, made after confession of sins.


"absolutions can be for scandals."
"absolutions can be without penances."
"sins can have absolutions."
"absolutions can be in gifts."
"absolutions can be from tenderings."
"absolutions can be from sentences."
"absolutions can be from crimes."
"absolutions can be for violations."
"absolutions can be for sins."
"absolutions can be for rights."
"absolutions can be for errors."
"absolutions can be for contracts."
"absolutions can be for behaviours."
"absolutions can be by patients."

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