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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

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

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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.
It seemed to him that in exquisite raiment, and to the delicate sound of flutes, the sins of the world were passing in dumb show before him.
Then you will begin to feel that your soul is not saved; then you will have to stand before God dressed in your sins, in your evil tempers and vain thoughts.
Because," replied the father, "to absolve you for that motive would be a sin for which the king would never absolve me, my lord.
Look you, father, I will endeavor to divide that into capital sins.
barbarous fancy was no doubt inflicted upon mythology for the sins of
And then she confessed her entire sin, and the executioner struck off her feet with the red shoes, but the shoes danced away with the little feet across the field into the deep wood.
And away she went boldly; but she had not got farther than the churchyard gate before she saw the red shoes dancing before her; and she was frightened, and turned back, and repented of her sin from her heart.
Mr Allworthy answered to all this, and much more, which the captain had urged on this subject, "That, however guilty the parents might be, the children were certainly innocent: that as to the texts he had quoted, the former of them was a particular denunciation against the Jews, for the sin of idolatry, of relinquishing and hating their heavenly King; and the latter was parabolically spoken, and rather intended to denote the certain and necessary consequences of sin, than any express judgment against it.
Raving of the reason was likeness to God, and doubt was sin.
I'd give the whole world to believe that -- it would cover up a power of sins, Tom.
Thus it was that Charles, King of France, was allowed to seize Italy with chalk in hand;[*] and he who told us that our sins were the cause of it told the truth, but they were not the sins he imagined, but those which I have related.
prayed Natasha, with impatient emotion in her heart, not crossing herself but letting her slender arms hang down as if expecting some invisible power at any moment to take her and deliver her from herself, from her regrets, desires, remorse, hopes, and sins.
She's gone where her sins will be judged," cried the other women, like a choir at a funeral.