sinless

[sin-lis]

adjective

free from or without sin.

Nearby words

  1. sinking,
  2. sinking feeling, a,
  3. sinking fund,
  4. sinking spell,
  5. sinkless,
  6. sinlessly,
  7. sinn fein,
  8. sinn féin,
  9. sinner,
  10. sinnet

Origin of sinless

before 900; Middle English sinles, Old English synlēas. See sin1, -less

Related formssin·less·ly, adverbsin·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for sinless

sinless

adjective

free from sin or guilt; innocent; pure
Derived Formssinlessly, adverbsinlessness, noun

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Word Origin and History for sinless

sinless

adj.

Old English synleas; see sin (n.) + -less. Related: Sinlessly; sinlessness.

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