sinning

Definitions of sinning
  1. adjective
    transgressing a moral or divine law
    “"if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most sinning soul alive"- Shakespeare”
    Synonyms:
    offending
    offending against or breaking a law or rule
  2. noun
    an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    synonyms: sin
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    fall
    a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity
    actual sin
    a sin committed of your own free will (as contrasted with original sin)
    original sin
    a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam
    deadly sin, mortal sin
    an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace
    venial sin
    a pardonable sin regarded as entailing only a partial loss of grace
    pride, superbia
    unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    envy, invidia
    spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    avarice, avaritia, covetousness, greed, rapacity
    reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    acedia, laziness, sloth
    apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    anger, ira, ire, wrath
    belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    gluttony, gula, overeating
    eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    lust, luxuria
    self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    type of:
    evildoing, transgression
    the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle
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