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- adj. Not acknowledged
- adj. Not confessed (to a priest)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not admitted
- n. people who have not confessed
Not that this kind of unconfessed self-esteem is in any sense vanity or conceit.
We had a kind of unconfessed idea that she did not take half pains enough to make us like her.
A willingness to publicly admit to and acknowledge flawed behavior many would have liked to have left unexpressed and unconfessed should be part of the gene pool of church life and perhaps part of our public life, too.
The sad fact is, bad Catholics (that is, Catholics with unconfessed mortal sin) receive Communion all of the time.
In other words, as has been noted above, there are instances (having unconfessed mortal sin) in which Catholics shouldn't receive Communion.
Do they have thoughts, unconfessed thoughts, that they shouldn't have?
Possibly known to the baby boomers as the prince of all assassins, Lee Harvey Oswald's unconfessed murder of JFK was an event of such universal impact, that it might have been our first real brush with death.
She still remembers all the secrets a chart can tell, the pain nobody talks about: marital infidelities that shed light on genital sores, the unconfessed alcohol that explains a distressed liver.
In one of our apologetics classes, he said to us, “If I ever feel myself coming down with something, the very first thing I do is check my heart to see if there is any unconfessed sin.”
As for the Katrina, he said, God controls hurricanes and "God always punishes unconfessed sin."
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