verb (used without object), sinned, sin·ning.
verb (used with object), sinned, sin·ning.
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synonym study for sin
OTHER WORDS FROM sinsinlike, adjectivesin·ning·ly, adverbsin·ning·ness, nounun·sin·ning, adjective
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Origin of sīn
How to use sin in a sentence
A dip in the Ganges, they believe, will absolve them of their sins.
Okay, video matters tooWith a good audio setup, you can get away with a lot of video sins.How to livestream an event for all your friends and family|Harry Guinness|November 25, 2020|Popular Science
“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
My understanding was that according to most Christian beliefs, being trans or gay was a sin, cut and dry.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the greatest sin of all for Francis is perhaps that of careerism, chiding those who honor people rather than God.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Light trumps darkness, hope beats despair, grace wins over sin, love defeats hate, life conquers death,” the cardinal said.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.
Because if that was to atone for man's sin, it was needless, as God could have forgiven man without Himself suffering.
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
Man's enthusiasm in praise of a fellow mortal, is soon damped by the original sin of his nature—rebellious pride!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
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
British Dictionary definitions for sin (3 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for sin (4 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for sin (5 of 5)
abbreviation for (in Canada)
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Idioms and Phrases with sin
see live in sin; more sinned against than sinning; multitude of sins; ugly as sin; wages of sin.