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REMISSION OF SIN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does remission of sin mean? 

REMISSION OF SIN (noun)
  The noun REMISSION OF SIN has 1 sense:

1. the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

  Familiarity information: REMISSION OF SIN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REMISSION OF SIN (noun)


Sense 1remission of sin [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

remission of sin; absolution; remittal; remission

Hypernyms ("remission of sin" is a kind of...):

redemption; salvation ((Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "remission of sin"):

indulgence (the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution)

Holonyms ("remission of sin" is a part of...):

penance (a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and satisfaction and absolution)


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