original sin


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original sin

n.
In Christian theology, the condition of sin that marks all humans as a result of Eve's and Adam's first act of disobedience.

original sin

n
(Theology) a state of sin held to be innate in mankind as the descendants of Adam

orig′inal sin′


n.
a depravity, or tendency to evil, held to be innate in humankind and transmitted from Adam to the race in consequence of his sin.
[1300–50; Middle English; translation of Medieval Latin peccātum orīgināle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.original sin - a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adamoriginal 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"
sinning, sin - an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
church doctrine, religious doctrine, creed, gospel - the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
actual sin - a sin committed of your own free will (as contrasted with original sin)
Translations
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original sin

n (Rel) → peccato originale
References in classic literature ?
It's the natural, original sin that is born in him that makes him do things like that.
Nevertheless, granting the original sin of the situation, and given this unforeseen development, even I failed to see how Raffles could have combined greater humanity with any regard for our joint safety; and had his barbarities ended here, I for one should not have considered them an extraordinary aggravation of an otherwise minor offence.
Our young people are diseased with the theological problems of original sin, origin of evil, predestination and the like.
First, he stated that it was to cleanse the original sin committed by Adam and Eve.
As to whether de Chardin rejected original sin, again, without evidence to the contrary we must assert that de Chardin did not reject original sin.
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But you don't have to look very long at the human condition to see the continuing relevance of the idea of original sin.
By contrast, I argue that, for Coleridge, original sin brings a new form of awful but compelling self-knowledge.