how to pronounce confessional


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The above transcription of confessional is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

confessional is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of confessional in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of confessional


  1. In the manner or style of a confession.
  2. Officially practicing a particular religion, as a state or organization. See confessionalism 1.


  1. A small room where confession—the sacrament of reconciliation—is performed by a priest.
  2. A confession.

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