an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑sin
Derivationally related forms: ↑sin, ↑sin (for: ↑sin)
Hypernyms: ↑transgression, ↑evildoing
Hyponyms: ↑fall, ↑actual sin, ↑original sin, ↑mortal sin, ↑deadly sin, ↑venial sin
transgressing a moral or divine law

"if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most sinning soul alive"- Shakespeare

Similar to: ↑offending

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