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Synonyms of sin in English:


  • 1 a sin in the eyes of God
    immoral act, wrong, wrongdoing, act of evil/wickedness, transgression, crime, offence, misdeed, misdemeanour, error, lapse, fall from grace
    archaic trespass
  • 2 the human capacity for sin
    [Antonyms] virtue, good
  • 3 informal the way they spend money—it's a sin
    scandal, crime, disgrace, outrage
  • verb

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  • I sinned and brought down shame on us
    commit a sin, offend against God, commit an offence, transgress, do wrong, commit a crime, break the law, misbehave, go astray, stray from the straight and narrow, go wrong, fall from grace
    archaic trespass
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