cardinal sin


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cardinal sin

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) theol any of the seven deadly sins
2. informal an unforgivable error or misjudgment: lack of impartiality is considered a cardinal sin in broadcasting circles.
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And to fancy a treat of your favourite sweet will be classed as a cardinal sin.
Koeman hammered Maya Yoshida for committing his Southampton manager's cardinal sin of attempting a back-pass.
It's also let down by poorly executed action sequences and a sluggish sense of pace, as well as committing the cardinal sin of wasting Jeff Goldblum, who pops up for two scenes as American millionaire Krampf.
The Ministry of Religious Affairs reminded that it condemned any act which targets innocent people whatever their religion or choice reminding that murder and bloodshed are considered in Islam as a cardinal sin.
Louis Distillery, discovered that, like most things, their Cardinal Sin premium vodka just gets better with age.
While urging all sides to facilitate the election of a new president, the IJC urged all parties involved in the Syrian Conflict to desist from laying siege to civilians with the purpose of starving them since in the Council's words this is tantamount to committing a cardinal sin.
Well, he's now had to wear the Helmet tee-shirt for a second week after committing the cardinal sin and forgetting to bring it back to training on Monday for the next 'victim' to pick up.
Having committed the cardinal sin of volunteering my services, as a serving soldier, I was to suffer
The 18th-century replica stone bust, entitled Cardinal Sin, has had its face sawn off and replaced with bathroom tiles.
Set in a 1960s mental institution, The Ward commits the cardinal sin of willfully cheating viewers for the sake of a final reel twist.
The Ward unfolds in a 1960s mental institution and commits the cardinal sin of wilfully cheating the audience for the sake of a final reel twist.
It unfolds in a 1960s mental institution and commits the cardinal sin of cheating the audience for the sake of a final reel twist.