actual sin


noun Theology.

any sin committed by an individual of his or her free will, as contrasted with original sin.

Nearby words

  1. actu,
  2. actual,
  3. actual bodily harm,
  4. actual cautery,
  5. actual cost,
  6. actualism,
  7. actuality,
  8. actualité,
  9. actualization,
  10. actualize

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British Dictionary definitions for actual sin

actual sin

noun

Christianity any sin that a person commits of his own free will and for which he is personally responsibleCompare original sin
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