Definition of self-confessed in English:

self-confessed

Syllabification: self-con·fessed

adjective

[attributive]
Having openly admitted to being a person with certain characteristics: a self-confessed chocoholic
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

self-confessedly

Pronunciation: /-ˈfesidlē/
adverb
More 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’.

self-confession

noun
More 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.

self-confessional

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

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