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Religious RitualPlay
Often used in religious contexts relating to the sacrament of confession or penance. SlideAfter his confession, he received absolution from the bishop.
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Seeking ForgivenessPlay
Expresses a desire to be forgiven, usually by a higher power or religious figure. SlideShe went to church to seek absolution for her transgressions.
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Moral WeightPlay
Carries a sense of deep moral or spiritual relief from guilt. SlideFeeling the weight of guilt, he longed for absolution.