Absolution in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Absolution

(ecclesiastical) An absolving of sins from ecclesiastical penalties by an authority. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.] | Forgiveness of sins, in a general sense. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.] | The form of words by which a penitent is absolved. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]

Short Example Sentences for Absolution

  • 1. O grant us absolution and relief! 🔊
  • 2. And they gave him absolution as speedily as might be. 🔊
  • 3. And the melodious absolution falling on my sins. 🔊
  • 4. Then you and your absolution may go to the devil. 🔊
  • 5. What does absolution mean in the lips of a son of man? 🔊
  • 6. She had given Ollie absolution before all men. 🔊
  • 7. He always gave me absolution and I was happy. 🔊
  • 8. The Absolution 214 II. 🔊
  • 9. The Scriptural authority for Absolution is found in Matt. 🔊
  • 10. But the terms of this secret and the conditions of my absolution are peculiar. 🔊
  • 11. Its erection was an attempt to steal absolution for the sins of its citizens. 🔊
  • 12. If the Son of absolution be there, his absolution will rest. 🔊
  • 13. For your soul's cure I absolution give.... 🔊

How to use Absolution in Sentences?

  • 1. An incident now occurred that induced me to reconsider my promise and get absolution from it. 🔊
  • 2. What is certainly known is, that he made no effort to secure absolution from the excommunication. 🔊
  • 3. The word of absolution is not for me to speak while you think of forsaking France. 🔊
  • 4. But I maintain that the cigarettes were impeccable, and crave absolution for myself. 🔊
  • 5. She hung on my last words as if I were giving her absolution from a mortal sin. 🔊
  • 6. For the exercise of priestly absolution was another essential feature of Babylonian religion. 🔊
  • 7. They announced that absolution would be given freely to all who accepted the Creed of Nicea. 🔊
  • 8. The magistrates of the city send to Rome for absolution for having allowed the Prior to preach. 🔊
  • 9. According to Stubbs, he began to "squeak" at last, and called for absolution on his death-bed. 🔊
  • 10. First, by deep penitence the wrong atone, Then absolution ask from God alone! 🔊
  • 11. At the siege of Barcelona, the monks refused absolution to all who remained faithful to Philip V. 🔊
  • 12. He was horrified as he reflected that he might not obtain absolution when he confessed the awful language which was addressed to him. 🔊
  • 13. Several times they believed themselves on the point of foundering, and the two priests gave absolution to all. 🔊
  • 14. They were interrogated for the most part concerning the penances imposed, and the absolution pronounced in the chapters. 🔊
  • 15. But his voice was stifled by the piercing sounds of the drums by which the sale of absolution for sin was announced in the streets. 🔊
  • 16. I would not for a thousand crowns have had such an idea of you, and you can never win absolution from me excepting by giving them. 🔊
  • 17. She appealed to the judge in her manner of saying that; appealed as for the absolution which she had earned by a cruel penance. 🔊
  • 18. Thereupon the bishop orders refusal of absolution in confessions, excommunicates, and proceeds in the outer court. 🔊
  • 19. It seemed to him to be an insult to the human understanding that any man, even a pope, should grant an absolution for crime. 🔊
  • 20. If a prisoner falls into mortal sin, being unable to find absolution at death, he may be damned easily. 🔊
  • 21. The magical power of giving absolution and remission of sins is still claimed in our national Church. 🔊
  • 22. To take the power of high God for the managing of pueblo matters was not a thing to grant absolution for! 🔊