confessional definition by Webster's New World
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- a small, enclosed place in a church, where a priest hears confessions
- confession to a priest
Origin: French origin, originally (chaire) confessionale, (chair) for confession
of, characterized by, or for a confession or confessions
confessional definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, or resembling confession.noun
A small enclosed stall in which a priest hears confessions.