verb (used without object), sinned, sin·ning.
verb (used with object), sinned, sin·ning.
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Origin of sin1
synonym study for sin
OTHER WORDS FROM sinsinlike, adjectivesin·ning·ly, adverbsin·ning·ness, nounun·sin·ning, adjective
Words nearby sin
Definition for sin (2 of 5)
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Origin of sīn
Example sentences from the Web for sin
“That’s the greatest sin on radio to have dead air,” said Chris Williams, chief product officer for iHeartMedia.How A.I. is playing a bigger role in music streaming than you ever imagined|jonathanvanian2015|October 2, 2020|Fortune
He sees you committing voter suppression, and that is a mortal sin.For Election Administrators, Death Threats Have Become Part of the Job|by Jessica Huseman|August 21, 2020|ProPublica
For example, Bernard of Clairvaux, the major leader in the reform of Benedictine monasticism, being humiliated by the shock defeat, blamed it on the sins of the men taking part in the Crusades.History of the Crusades: Origins, Politics, and Crusaders|Dattatreya Mandal|March 23, 2020|Realm of History
So, I like to tell people that exercise and fitness really absolve you of other sort of risk-factor sins.
Essentially, Pope Francis is urging Christians to “love the sinner, but hate the sin.”
In March 2013 in Washington, D.C., Seth Bender got in the Uber he ordered and shortly thereafter committed the sin of burping.
Hayward lives with her boyfriend, “so I am dealing as a woman ‘living in sin,’” she says with a laugh.Thank God! To the Church, This Transgender Woman Is Just a Skank|Emily Shire|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another bishop was apparently disheartened to find the word “sin” appear only once in the entire document.
And for the sin of being manipulative or hurting others to protect our own egos.Jews and Non-Jews Need to Repent for the Sins of the U.S. and Israel|Rabbi Michael Lerner|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have another secret, dear, but this one is not like the other, a sin of my own making.Dangerous Ground|Lawrence L. Lynch
It is not the persons who sin the least, but those who overcome the strongest temptations, who are the most virtuous.
But there is a point at which unoriginality may become a sin.Parkhurst Boys|Talbot Baines Reed
He sends down his wickedness to the country and tempts weak folks to sin.Gallegher and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis
Mrs. Arnold, did you ever confess a sin to Mr. Shenstone, and ask counsel of him when you were very miserable?Rutledge|Miriam Coles Harris
British Dictionary definitions for sin (1 of 5)
verb sins, sinning or sinned (intr)
Derived forms of sinsinner, noun
Word Origin for sin
British Dictionary definitions for sin (2 of 5)
preposition, conjunction, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sin (5 of 5)
abbreviation for (in Canada)
Scientific definitions for sin
Idioms and Phrases with sin
see live in sin; more sinned against than sinning; multitude of sins; ugly as sin; wages of sin.