how to pronounce confessional


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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.

confessional frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word confessional occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics confessional can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that confessional can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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