mortal sin

noun Roman Catholic Church.

a willfully committed, serious transgression against the law of God, depriving the soul of divine grace.

Compare venial sin. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for mortal sin

atrocity, disgrace, vice

British Dictionary definitions for mortal sin

mortal sin


Christianity a sin regarded as involving total loss of graceCompare venial sin
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