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Synonyms for sin

Synonyms for sin

that which is morally bad or objectionable

something that offends one's sense of propriety, fairness, or justice

to violate a moral or divine law

Synonyms for sin

estrangement from god

an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will

ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle

(Akkadian) god of the Moon

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violent and excited activity


commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake

References in classic literature ?
Long hee admiring stood, till Sin, his faire Inchanting Daughter, thus the silence broke.
My Substitutes I send ye, and Create Plenipotent on Earth, of matchless might Issuing from mee: on your joynt vigor now My hold of this new Kingdom all depends, Through Sin to Death expos'd by my exploit.
Mean while in Paradise the hellish pair Too soon arriv'd, SIN there in power before, Once actual, now in body, and to dwell Habitual habitant; behind her DEATH Close following pace for pace, not mounted yet On his pale Horse: to whom SIN thus began.
Thus began Outrage from liveless things; but Discord first Daughter of Sin, among th' irrational, Death introduc'd through fierce antipathie: Beast now with Beast gan war, & Fowle with Fowle, And Fish with Fish; to graze the Herb all leaving, Devourd each other; nor stood much in awe Of Man, but fled him, or with count'nance grim Glar'd on him passing: these were from without The growing miseries, which ADAM saw Alreadie in part, though hid in gloomiest shade, To sorrow abandond, but worse felt within, And in a troubl'd Sea of passion tost, Thus to disburd'n sought with sad complaint.
Let her tremble at nothing but at the sin that cuts her off from him.
Onyilo said Christians should avoid sins because it separates them from God, saying 'sinners cannot inherit eternal life and it hinders one's blessings from God.
Kevin Considine is right; there needs to be a way to atone for structural sin committed by our shared society.
amp;nbsp; If you define this sort of lack of piety as a "sin," then yes, the atheist sins by omission every minute of every day.
The archbishop explained that the situation during the 1970s until the 1990s, when Cardinal Sin was still the archbishop of Manila, was 'different from how it is now.
This one grand hypothesis of original sin is believed to account for all the evil among men.
Before we look to the more immediate work of our colleagues, we do well to consider how sin functioned in the church for the years before Vatican II.
Surviving Sin City with Tiffani Neilson is a dynamic Online TV magazine profiling celebrities, lifestyle, fashion, music, events, nightlife, etc.
This is why in the famous verse in Surah Zumar where Allah tells us not to despair of His Mercy, He doesn't say, 'O My slaves who have committed many sins,' but rather He says, 'O My servants who have transgressed against themselves' (Quran 39:53)-highlighting that sin is a transgression and it is against one's own self.
Like our Catholic friends who speak of venial and mortal sins, Judaism describes different kinds of sin: unintentional wrongdoings, iniquities arising from twisted attitudes and the worst kind of sin--intentional transgression against the environment or people.
The core of Sin denims is about comfort with innovations in style to match the new age consumer needs.