1.1Someone with whom one seeks comfort by trusting with one’s confidences: he was growing tired of acting as the father confessor to every student
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- He wasn't their confidant or father confessor; he was their boss.
- He became a infallible scientist, a friend, a doctor, a father confessor and a confidant, by using truths, half-truths and outright falsehoods.
- To be a successful agent, you need to be a father confessor on occasions, able to empathise with players when necessary, but also able to dispense tough advice they don't want to hear.