viddui

noun

vid·​dui
və̇ˈdüē
Jewish religion
: a confession of sin alphabetically arranged and recited as part of the Yom Kippur liturgy in the synagogue
also : a confession of sin recited privately by a person approaching death

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew widdūy

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“Viddui.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viddui. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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