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unbosom

[uhn-boo z-uh m, -boo-zuh m] /ʌnˈbʊz əm, -ˈbu zəm/
verb (used with object)
1.
to disclose (a confidence, secret, etc.).
verb (used without object)
2.
to disclose one's thoughts, feelings, or the like, especially in confidence.
Idioms
3.
unbosom oneself, to disclose one's thoughts, feelings, etc., to another person; confide one's private affairs:
He unbosomed himself to a complete stranger.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; un-2 + bosom (v.)
Related forms
unbosomer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for un bosom oneself

unbosom

/ʌnˈbʊzəm/
verb
1.
(transitive) to relieve (oneself) of (secrets, etc) by telling someone
Derived Forms
unbosomer, noun
Word Origin
C16: from un-² + bosom (in the sense: seat of the emotions); compare Dutch ontboezemen
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