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sin1 British & World English

An immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law

sin English Thesaurus

a sin in the eyes of God

sin bin British & World English

(In sport) a box or bench to which offending players can be sent for a period as a penalty during a game, especially in ice hockey

sin tax British & World English

A tax on items such as alcohol or tobacco

—— as sin British & World English

Having a particular undesirable quality to a high degree

like sin British & World English

Vehemently or forcefully

deadly sin British & World English

(In Christian tradition) a sin regarded as leading to damnation, especially one of a traditional list of seven

venial sin British & World English

(In Roman Catholicism) a relatively slight sin that that does not entail damnation of the soul

besetting sin British & World English

A fault to which a person or institution is especially prone

cardinal sin British & World English

(In Christian tradition) any of the seven deadly sins

original sin British & World English

The tendency to evil supposedly innate in all human beings, held to be inherited from Adam in consequence of the Fall. The concept of original sin was established by the writings of St Augustine

sin offering British & World English

(In traditional or ancient Judaism) an offering made as an atonement for sin

live in sin British & World English

Live together as though married

sin of omission British & World English

A sinful failure to perform an action

sin against in sin1 British & World English

Offend against (God, a person, or a principle)

like sin in sin1 British & World English

Vehemently or forcefully

arc sine British & World English

A mathematical function that is the inverse of the sine function

sin-bin in sin bin British & World English

Send (a player) to a sin bin as a penalty

besetting sin in beset British & World English

A fault to which a person or institution is especially prone

live in sin in sin1 British & World English

Live together as though married

sin of omission in sin1 British & World English

A sinful failure to perform an action

as —— as sin in sin1 British & World English

Having a particular undesirable quality to a high degree

—— as sin in sin1 British & World English

Having a particular undesirable quality to a high degree