Unbosoming
Unbosom Un*bos"om, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbosomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbosoming}.] [1st pref. un- + bosom.] To disclose freely; to reveal in confidence, as secrets; to confess; -- often used reflexively; as, to unbosom one's self. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • unbosoming — v. reveal one s thoughts (or fears, concerns, etc.), confide in someone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Unbosom — Un*bos om, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbosomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbosoming}.] [1st pref. un + bosom.] To disclose freely; to reveal in confidence, as secrets; to confess; often used reflexively; as, to unbosom one s self. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unbosomed — Unbosom Un*bos om, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbosomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbosoming}.] [1st pref. un + bosom.] To disclose freely; to reveal in confidence, as secrets; to confess; often used reflexively; as, to unbosom one s self. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • confession — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of confessing] Syn. concession, acknowledgment, admission, allowance, owning to, owning up*, revelation, revealing, disclosure, divulgence, publication, affirmation, assertion, unbosoming, utterance, vent,… …   English dictionary for students

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