pec·​ca·​vi pe-ˈkä-(ˌ)wē How to pronounce peccavi (audio)
-ˈkā-ˌvī How to pronounce peccavi (audio)
: an acknowledgment of sin

Word History


Latin, I have sinned, from peccare

First Known Use

1553, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of peccavi was in 1553

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Cite this Entry

“Peccavi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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