remission of sins

remission of sins

Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов. - М.: "Республика". . 2004.

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  • remission of sins —    This phrase (from the Latin remissio, meaning relaxation or sending back ) refers to the forgiveness ofsins affected through faith and the sacraments in virtue of the redemptive sacrifice of Christ on the cross. (See CCC 976) …   Glossary of theological terms

  • remission of sins —   Kalahala, ho okalahala, wehe hala, wehewehe hala …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Remission — Re*mis sion (r? m?sh ?n), n. [F. r[ e]mission, L. remissio. See {Remit}.] 1. The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up. [1913 Webster] 2. Discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation; pardon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remission — re|mis|sion [rıˈmıʃən] n 1.) [U and C] a period when a serious illness improves for a time in remission ▪ The chemotherapy was successful, and she is now in remission. ▪ The cancer has gone into remission . 2.) [U and C] BrE a reduction of the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • remission — noun 1 (C, U) BrE a reduction of the time that someone has to spend in prison: He was given six months remission for good behaviour. 2 (C, U) a period when an illness improves for a time: go into remission: The cancer has gone into remission. 3… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • remission — noun 1) the remission of all fees Syn: cancellation, setting aside, suspension, revocation; formal abrogation 2) the cancer is in remission Syn: respite, abeyance 3) the wind howled without remission Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • remission — early 13c., forgiveness or pardon (of sins), from O.Fr. remission, from L. remissionem (nom. remissio) relaxation, a sending back, noun of action from pp. stem of remittere slacken, let go, abate (see REMIT (Cf. remit)). Used of diseases since… …   Etymology dictionary

  • remission — ► NOUN 1) the cancellation of a debt, charge, or penalty. 2) Brit. the reduction of a prison sentence, especially as a reward for good behaviour. 3) a temporary lessening of the severity of disease or pain. 4) formal forgiveness of sins …   English terms dictionary

  • remission — [ri mish′ən] n. [OFr < L remissio, a sending back, in LL(Ec), forgiveness of sin < pp. of remittere: see REMIT] the act or an instance of remitting; specif., a) forgiveness or pardon, as of sins or crimes b) cancellation of or release from… …   English World dictionary

  • remission — /ri mish euhn/, n. 1. the act of remitting. 2. pardon; forgiveness, as of sins or offenses. 3. abatement or diminution, as of diligence, labor, intensity, etc. 4. the relinquishment of a payment, obligation, etc. 5. Med. a. a temporary or… …   Universalium

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