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Definition of Absolution

Absolution

  1. An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense.
  2. An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent.
  3. The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven.
  4. An absolving from ecclesiastical penalties, -- for example, excommunication.
  5. The form of words by which a penitent is absolved.
  6. Delivery, in speech.
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Absolution Translations

absolution in Afrikaans is vergifnis
absolution in Dutch is kwijstschelding, vrijspraak, absolutie
absolution in French is absolution
absolution in Italian is assoluzione
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