self-con·​fes·​sion ˌself-kən-ˈfe-shən How to pronounce self-confession (audio)
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Word History

First Known Use

1650, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-confession was in 1650

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“Self-confession.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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