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Con*fes"sion*al, n. Etym: [F. confessional.]

Defn: The recess, seat, or inclosed place, where a priest sits to hear confessions; often a small structure furnished with a seat for the priest and with a window or aperture so that the penitent who is outside may whisper into the priest's ear without being seen by him or heard by others.

confessional Con*fes"sion*al, a.

Defn: Pertaining to a confession of faith. Confessional equality, equality before the law of persons confessing different creeds.

A confessional is the room or set of booths in which the Sacrament of Reconciliation is frequently administered.

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