plural exomologeses
: a penitential rite with public confession of sins that was practiced in the early Christian church

Word History


Late Latin, from Late Greek exomologēsis, from Greek, confession, from exomologeisthai to confess (from ex out of, out + homologeisthai, present middle infinitive of homologein to agree, grant, confess, from homologos assenting, agreeing) + -sis

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“Exomologesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exomologesis. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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