Definition of confessant in English:

confessant

Syllabification: con·fes·sant
Pronunciation: /kənˈfesənt
 
/

noun

  • A person who confesses to a priest; a penitent.
    More example sentences
    • While this bond structures the confession as a dialogue, it also encourages, and sometimes manipulates, the intimacy, dependence, and abjection of the confessant.
    • How do we understand, not what is said between the confessor and confessant, but the dynamic that is produced between them?
    • The real man remains elusive, a confessant who never quite confesses, an apostate convert to the anti-war school who remains loyal to an American commitment gone wrong.

More definitions of confessant

Definition of confessant in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
noun
a small amount; a little