venial sin

Definitions of venial sin
  1. noun
    a pardonable sin regarded as entailing only a partial loss of grace
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    Antonyms:
    deadly sin, mortal sin
    an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace
    type of:
    sin, sinning
    an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
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