Origin of SINS
Definition for sins (2 of 5)
verb (used without object), sinned, sin·ning.
verb (used with object), sinned, sin·ning.
Origin of sin1
Related formssin·like, adjectivesin·ning·ly, adverbsin·ning·ness, nounun·sin·ning, adjective
Definition for sins (3 of 5)
Origin of sin2
Definition for sins (4 of 5)
Origin of sīn
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Examples from the Web for sins
Heracles goes on his twelve labours, not to better mankind, but to achieve immortality and atone for his own sins.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For all our sins, may the Force that makes forgiveness possible forgive us, pardon us, and make atonement possible.Jews and Non-Jews Need to Repent for the Sins of the U.S. and Israel|Rabbi Michael Lerner|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It is hard to beat the enemy if you yourself suffer from his sins,” says Druz.
Ironically, the private-sector unions have also suffered politically from the sins of the public sector.Why Progressives Shouldn’t Support Public Workers Unions|Dmitri Mehlhorn|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And whatever his sins, no one has ever accused Rodriguez of dogging it on the baseball field.
Your sins and your debts will follow you before the throne of God.Explanation of Catholic Morals|John H. Stapleton
It seemed to him as if the gray, cold drizzle of the night had washed away even the sins of the wine-red town.The Best Short Stories of 1917|Various
But what were these peccadilloes compared with the sins of the modern 'cigar-light?'
He has cast all our sins behind His back, while, at the same time, He sheds forth upon us the light of His reconciled countenance.Notes on the book of Exodus|C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
I will not reckon up the sins he has committed against God, his country, and myself.A Hungarian Nabob|Maurus Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for sins (1 of 5)
verb sins, sinning or sinned (intr)
Derived Formssinner, noun
Word Origin for sin
British Dictionary definitions for sins (2 of 5)
preposition, conjunction, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for sins (3 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for sins (4 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for sins (5 of 5)
abbreviation for (in Canada)
Science definitions for sins
Idioms and Phrases with sins
see live in sin; more sinned against than sinning; multitude of sins; ugly as sin; wages of sin.