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sin1

sin1

 
 
pronunciation:
sIn
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: violation of religious law.
synonyms:
wickedness
similar words:
crime, offense, transgression
definition 2: a specific instance of such violation.
synonyms:
crime, transgression, trespass
similar words:
iniquity
definition 3: the supposed inherent disposition of humans to commit such violations.
synonyms:
sinfulness
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sinned, sinning, sins
definition: to commit a religious offense.
synonyms:
err, transgress, trespass
similar words:
blaspheme, go wrong, offend
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