Adjective "Absolution" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Absolution


    Definition:

    1. act of absolving; a freeing from blame or guilt; release from consequences, obligations, or penalties.

    2. state of being absolved.

    3. Roman Catholic Theology. a remission of sin or of the punishment for sin, made by a priest in the sacrament of penance on the ground of authority received from Christ. the formula declaring such remission.

    4. Protestant Theology. a declaration or assurance of divine forgiveness to penitent believers, made after confession of sins.

    Examples:

    "services can be absolution."