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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 ?
"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."
"But you absolve me from all other sins, why not from that?"
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.
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.
it was but breath Of Life that sinn'd; what dies but what had life And sin? the Bodie properly hath neither.
While yet we live, scarse one short hour perhaps, Between us two let there be peace, both joyning, As joyn'd in injuries, one enmitie Against a Foe by doom express assign'd us, That cruel Serpent: On me exercise not Thy hatred for this miserie befall'n, On me already lost, mee then thy self More miserable; both have sin'd, but thou Against God onely, I against God and thee, And to the place of judgement will return, There with my cries importune Heaven, that all The sentence from thy head remov'd may light On me, sole cause to thee of all this woe, Mee mee onely just object of his ire.
Let her tremble at nothing but at the sin that cuts her off from him.
-- such loss of faith is ever one of the saddest results of sin. Be it accepted as a proof that all was not corrupt in this poor victim of her own frailty, and man's hard law, that Hester Prynne yet struggled to believe that no fellow-mortal was guilty like herself.
Generalized pride as being opposed to being proud of specific things is the most serious leadership sin because it can lead to the other six.
Have we reflected upon what sin is and why Islam has clarified that humans are naturally capable of understanding the difference between being righteous and sinful?
Callamard, a known critic of the President's war on drugs, slammed the President's statement that his only sin was extrajudicial killings as collateral in the war against illegal drugs.
'Participating in political process in Pakistan is tantamount to committing a sin. Nawaz Sharif has committed a major sin by making Karachi secure because of which PSL'S Final is going to be played in Karachi today', he said this in a chat with media men here Monday.
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.