- the seven sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth.
Origin of deadly sins
1300–50; Middle English deedly synnes
Also called seven deadly sins, capital sins.
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- theol the sins of pride, covetousness, lust, envy, gluttony, anger, and sloth