Definition of self-confessed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsɛlfkənˈfɛst/


Having openly admitted to being a person with certain characteristics: a self-confessed chocoholic
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  • The self-confessed drug addict admitted possessing heroin with intent, but claimed that he was only looking after it for another person.
  • What better job for a self-confessed chocoholic than making chocolates?
  • He is a self-confessed loner with, he admits, a strong streak of indiscipline.



Example sentences
  • Bringing together nine artists from around the world, it is a self-confessedly didactic exercise, tracing the history of the genre from the 1960s and the moment when we first fell out of love with Modernism.
  • As the reality of the represented scene dissolves, James replaces it with a shadow version of itself, a picture or description that is self-confessedly fictional.
  • There is nothing stunningly new in her style, self-confessedly ever wary of the ‘florid flourish’.


Example sentences
  • To a large extent torture has been a means of enforced self-confession, not information.
  • He does these introspective self-confessions in the course of a journey from Delhi to Dehra Dun.
  • Music often revolves around two poles: artists that use their platform for self-confession and musicians that feel the need to hide their emotions behind layers of allegory and symbolism.


Example sentences
  • The self-confessional style remains, but self-awareness makes her stories all the richer.

Words that rhyme with self-confessed

abreast, arrest, attest, beau geste, behest, bequest, best, blessed, blest, breast, Brest, Bucharest, Budapest, celeste, chest, contest, crest, digest, divest, guest, hest, infest, ingest, jest, lest, Midwest, molest, nest, northwest, pest, prestressed, protest, quest, rest, self-addressed, self-possessed, southwest, suggest, test, Trieste, unaddressed, unexpressed, unimpressed, unpressed, unstressed, vest, west, wrest, zest

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