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sinful

[ sin-fuhl ]
/ ˈsɪn fəl /
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adjective

characterized by, guilty of, or full of sin; wicked: a sinful life.

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Origin of sinful

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English synfull. See sin1, -ful

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British Dictionary definitions for sinful

sinful
/ (ˈsɪnfʊl) /

adjective

having committed or tending to commit sina sinful person
characterized by or being a sina sinful act

Derived forms of sinful

sinfully, adverbsinfulness, noun
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