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Synonyms of sin

Noun


1. sin, sinfulness, wickedness, unrighteousness

usage: estrangement from god

2. sin, sinning, transgression, evildoing

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

3. sine, sin, trigonometric function, circular function

usage: ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle

4. Sin

usage: (Akkadian) god of the Moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna

5. sin, letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character

usage: the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet

6. sin, hell, activity

usage: violent and excited activity; "they began to fight like sin"

Verb


1. sin, transgress, trespass, transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break

usage: commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law

2. drop the ball, sin, blunder, boob, goof, transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break

usage: commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I blundered during the job interview"

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