a confession of sin or guilt
Origin of peccaviL, literally , I have sinned
A confession of sin.
Origin of peccaviLatin peccāvī I have sinned first person sing. perfect tense of peccāre to sin ; see peccant .
- An act of saying "˜peccavi'; an admission of guilt or responsibility.
From Latin peccÄvÄ« (“I have sinned").