Definitions of sinning

adj transgressing a moral or divine law

“"if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most sinning soul alive"- Shakespeare”
offending against or breaking a law or rule

n an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will

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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)
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evildoing, transgression
the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

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