Synonyms and Antonyms of confession
an open declaration of something (as a fault or the commission of an offense) about oneself <a confession that he had been lying all along> Synonyms acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, concession, self-confession Related Words self-accusation, self-betrayal, self-revelation; self-incrimination, self-recrimination, self-reproach; affirmation, assertion, avouchment, claim, confirmation, declaration, insistence, profession; allowance; apology, hand-wringing; betrayal, disclosure, divulgence, giveaway, revelation; announcement, declaration, proclamation, pronouncement; blame, fault, responsibility; contriteness, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rue Near Antonyms denial, disallowance, disclaimer, recantation, rejection, renouncement, repudiation Antonyms disavowal, nonadmission
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