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Sin

 (sĭn)
n. Mythology
The Babylonian god of the moon.

[Akkadian Sîn.]

sin 1

 (sĭn)
n.
1. A transgression of a religious or moral law, especially when deliberate.
2. Theology
a. Deliberate disobedience to the known will of God.
b. A condition of estrangement from God resulting from such disobedience.
3. Something regarded as being shameful, deplorable, or utterly wrong.
intr.v. sinned, sin·ning, sins
To violate a religious or moral law.
Idioms:
live in sin
To cohabit in a sexual relationship without being married.
as sin
Completely or extremely: He is guilty as sin.

[Middle English sinne, from Old English synn; see es- in Indo-European roots.]

sin 2

 (sēn, sĭn)
n.
One of the two forms of the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet, distinguished from the letter shin by having a dot above the left side of the letter. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew śîn, modeled on šîn, shin (the following letter).]

sin 3

abbr.
sine

sin

(sɪn)
n
1. (Theology) theol
a. transgression of God's known will or any principle or law regarded as embodying this
b. the condition of estrangement from God arising from such transgression. See also actual sin, mortal sin, original sin, venial sin
2. any serious offence, as against a religious or moral principle
3. any offence against a principle or standard
4. live in sin informal (of an unmarried couple) to live together
vb (intr) , sins, sinning or sinned
5. (Theology) theol to commit a sin
6. (usually foll by against) to commit an offence (against a person, principle, etc)
[Old English synn; related to Old Norse synth, Old High German suntea sin, Latin sons guilty]
ˈsinner n

sin

(sɪn)
prep, conj, adv
a Scot dialect word for since

sin

(siːn)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a variant of shin, the 21st letter in the Hebrew alphabet (שׂ), transliterated as S. See shin2

sin

(saɪn) maths
abbreviation for
(Mathematics) sine

SIN

or

S.I.N.

(in Canada) abbreviation for
(Social Welfare) social insurance number

sin1

(sɪn)

n., v. sinned, sin•ning. n.
1. transgression of divine law.
2. any act regarded as such a transgression, esp. a willful violation of some religious or moral principle.
3. any reprehensible action; serious fault or offense.
v.i.
4. to commit a sinful act.
5. to offend against a principle, standard, etc.
[before 900; Old English syn(n) offense, akin to Old High German sunt(e)a, Old Norse synd]
syn: See crime.

sin2

(sin, sɪn)

n.
the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1895–1900; < Hebrew śīn]

sin

sine.

SIN

(sɪn)
n.
Canadian. social insurance number.

sin

Abbreviation of sine

sin

  • inequity, iniquity - Inequity is "injustice, unfairness"; iniquity refers to "immorality, sin, wickedness."
  • remission, remit - Remission originally meant forgiveness or pardon for an offense or sin, and remit meant "forgive, pardon."
  • reprehensible - Usually applied to things, not people—the sin and not the sinner.
  • assoil - To pardon or atone for a sin.

Sin


Theology. the study or science of the doctrine of sin.
an obsession with sin.
an abnormal fear of error or sin.
1. the state or condition of being sinful or in sin.
2. a sinful act. — peccant, adj.
an abnormal fear of sinning.
the sin or offense of selling or granting for personal advantage church appointments, benefices, preferments, etc. — simonist, n.

sin


Past participle: sinned
Gerund: sinning

Imperative
sin
sin
Present
I sin
you sin
he/she/it sins
we sin
you sin
they sin
Preterite
I sinned
you sinned
he/she/it sinned
we sinned
you sinned
they sinned
Present Continuous
I am sinning
you are sinning
he/she/it is sinning
we are sinning
you are sinning
they are sinning
Present Perfect
I have sinned
you have sinned
he/she/it has sinned
we have sinned
you have sinned
they have sinned
Past Continuous
I was sinning
you were sinning
he/she/it was sinning
we were sinning
you were sinning
they were sinning
Past Perfect
I had sinned
you had sinned
he/she/it had sinned
we had sinned
you had sinned
they had sinned
Future
I will sin
you will sin
he/she/it will sin
we will sin
you will sin
they will sin
Future Perfect
I will have sinned
you will have sinned
he/she/it will have sinned
we will have sinned
you will have sinned
they will have sinned
Future Continuous
I will be sinning
you will be sinning
he/she/it will be sinning
we will be sinning
you will be sinning
they will be sinning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sinning
you have been sinning
he/she/it has been sinning
we have been sinning
you have been sinning
they have been sinning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sinning
you will have been sinning
he/she/it will have been sinning
we will have been sinning
you will have been sinning
they will have been sinning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sinning
you had been sinning
he/she/it had been sinning
we had been sinning
you had been sinning
they had been sinning
Conditional
I would sin
you would sin
he/she/it would sin
we would sin
you would sin
they would sin
Past Conditional
I would have sinned
you would have sinned
he/she/it would have sinned
we would have sinned
you would have sinned
they would have sinned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sin - estrangement from godsin - estrangement from god    
unrighteousness - failure to adhere to moral principles; "forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness"
mark of Cain - the mark that God set upon Cain now refers to a person's sinful nature
2.sin - an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
evildoing, transgression - the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"
fall - a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity; "a fall from virtue"
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; "Adam and Eve committed the original sin when they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden"
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins"
venial sin - a pardonable sin regarded as entailing only a partial loss of grace
3.sin - ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
circular function, trigonometric function - function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
4.Sin - (Akkadian) god of the Moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna
Mesopotamia - the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq
5.sin - the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script - a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
6.sin - violent and excited activity; "they began to fight like sin"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Verb1.sin - commit a sinsin - commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
fall - yield to temptation or sin; "Adam and Eve fell"
breach, infract, transgress, violate, go against, offend, break - act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"
2.sin - commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I blundered during the job interview"
breach, infract, transgress, violate, go against, offend, break - act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"

sin

noun
2. crime, offence, misdemeanour, error, lapse, wrongdoing, misdeed, transgression, act of evil, guilt Was it a sin to have believed too much in themselves?
verb
1. transgress, offend, lapse, err, trespass (archaic), fall from grace, go astray, commit a sin, do wrong They charged him with sinning against God and man.
Related words
like hamartiomania
fear hamartiophobia
Quotations
"I count religion but a childish toy"
"And hold there is no sin but ignorance" [Christopher Marlowe The Jew of Malta]
"The wages of sin is death" Bible: Romans
"more sinn'd against than sinning" [William Shakespeare King Lear]
"All good biography, as all good fiction, comes down to the study of original sin, of our inherent disposition to choose death when we ought to choose life" [Rebecca West Time and Tide]
"There's no such thing as an original sin" [Elvis Costello I'm not Angry]
"Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow" Bible: Isaiah
"He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith" Bible: Ecclesiasticus
"If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us" Bible: I John
"It is public scandal that constitutes offence, and to sin in secret is not to sin at all" [Molière Le Tartuffe]
Proverbs
"Old sins cast long shadows"

Seven deadly sins

anger, covetousness or avarice, envy, gluttony, lust, pride, sloth

sin

noun
2. That which is morally bad or objectionable:
3. Something that offends one's sense of propriety, fairness, or justice:
verb
To violate a moral or divine law:
Translations
خَطِيئَةخَطيئَهيُخْطِئ، يُذْنِب
hřešithřích
syndsynde
synti
grijehgriješiti
vétkezik
syndgasynd
peccatumscelus
nuodėmėnuodėmingainuodėmingasnuodėmingumasnusidėti
grēkotgrēks
hrešiťzhrešiť
grešitigreh
syndsynda
บาป
günahgünah işlemekgünaha girmek
tội lỗi

sin

[sɪn]
A. Npecado m
sins of omission/commissionpecados mpl por omisión/acción
mortal sinpecado m mortal
for my sinspor mis pecados
it would be a sin to do that (Rel) → sería un pecado hacer eso (fig) → sería un crimen hacer eso
to fall into sincaer en el pecado
to live in sin (o.f.) (unmarried) → vivir amancebados, vivir en el pecado
see also ugly A1
B. VIpecar
he was more sinned against than sinningera más bien el ofendido que (no) el ofensor
C. CPD sin bin N (Sport) → banquillo m de los expulsados
sin tax N (US) → impuesto m sobre el tabaco y/o el alcohol

sin

[ˈsɪn]
npéché m
to live in sin (old-fashioned) [unmarried couple] → vivre dans le péché
vipécher

sin

n (Rel, fig) → Sünde f; to live in sin (inf)in wilder Ehe leben; (Rel) → in Sünde leben; I’ve been chosen to organize the office party, for my sins (hum)man hat mich drangekriegt, ich darf die Büroparty organisieren (inf); is that your work/family? — yes for my sins (hum)haben Sie das gemacht/ist das Ihre Familie? — ja, leider; to cover a multitude of sins (hum)viele Schandtaten verdecken; this hat is covering a multitude of sins, she said (hum)aber fragen Sie bloß nicht, wie es unter dem Hut aussieht!, sagte sie; isn’t it a sin!ist das nicht unerhört or eine Schande?
visündigen (→ against gegen, an +dat), → sich versündigen (→ against an +dat); (against principles, standards etc) → verstoßen (gegen); he was more sinned against than sinninger hat mehr Unrecht erlitten als begangen

sin

[sɪn]
1. npeccato
sins of omission → peccati di omissione
mortal sin → peccato mortale
it would be a sin to do that (Rel) → sarebbe peccato farlo (fig) → sarebbe un peccato farlo
2. vipeccare

sin

(sin) noun
wickedness, or a wicked act, especially one that breaks a religious law. It is a sin to envy the possessions of other people; Lying and cheating are both sins.
verbpast tense, past participle sinned
to do wrong; to commit a sin, especially in the religious sense. Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned.
ˈsinner noun
ˈsinful adjective
wicked.
ˈsinfully adverb
ˈsinfulness noun

sin

خَطِيئَة hřích synd Sünde αμαρτία pecado synti péché grijeh peccato zonde synd grzech pecado грех synd บาป günah tội lỗi 罪孽