sin

sin
[[t]sɪ̱n[/t]]
sins, sinning, sinned
1) N-VAR Sin or a sin is an action or type of behaviour which is believed to break the laws of God.
See also , mortal sin

The Vatican's teaching on abortion is clear: it is a sin...

Was it the sin of pride to have believed too much in themselves?

2) VERB If you sin, you do something that is believed to break the laws of God.

[V against n] The Spanish Inquisition charged him with sinning against God and man...

You have sinned and unless you repent your ways you will surely roast in hell.

Derived words:
sinner [[t]sɪ̱nə(r)[/t]] plural N-COUNT

I was shown that I am a sinner, that I needed to repent of my sins.

3) N-COUNT A sin is any action or behaviour that people disapprove of or consider morally wrong.

...the sin of arrogant hard-heartedness...

The ultimate sin was not infidelity, but public mention which led to scandal.

4) PHRASE: V inflects If you say that a man and a woman are living in sin, you mean that they are living together as a couple although they are not married. [OLD-FASHIONED]
a multitude of sinssee multitude

She was living in sin with her boyfriend.


English dictionary. 2008.

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