sinner


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sin·ner

 (sĭn′ər)
n.
1. One who sins or does wrong; a transgressor.
2. A scamp.

sin•ner

(ˈsɪn ər)

n.
a person who sins; transgressor.
[1275–1325]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sinner - a person who sins (without repenting)
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
magdalen - a reformed prostitute

sinner

noun wrongdoer, offender, evildoer, trespasser (archaic), reprobate, miscreant, malefactor, transgressor I was shown that I was a sinner, that I needed to repent.
Translations
خاطِئ، مُذْنِب
hříšník-ce
synder
syntinen
grešnicagrešnik
syndari

sinner

[ˈsɪnəʳ] Npecador(a) m/f

sinner

[ˈsɪnər] npécheur/eresse m/f

sinner

nSünder(in) m(f)

sinner

[ˈsɪnəʳ] npeccatore/trice

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
References in classic literature ?
Pickwick, Sir:- I address you upon the subject of sin the sinner I mean is a man named Winkle who makes trouble in his club by laughing and sometimes won't write his piece in this fine paper I hope you will pardon his badness and let him send a French fable because he can't write out of his head as he has so many lessons to do and no brains in future I will try to take time by the fetlock and prepare some work which will be all commy la fo that means all right I am in haste as it is nearly school time
I have read ye by what murky light may be mine the lesson that Jonah teaches to all sinners; and therefore to ye, and still more to me, for I am a greater sinner than ye.
Be that as it may, if our good senator was a political sinner, he was in a fair way to expiate it by his night's penance.
The church-bell began to ring at four-thirty in the morning, and from the length of time it continued to ring I judged that it takes the Swiss sinner a good while to get the invitation through his head.
She was blessedly ready with these mediations between the poor little sinner and the full consequences of her sin.
Then take my word for it,--I am not a villain: you are not to suppose that--not to attribute to me any such bad eminence; but, owing, I verily believe, rather to circumstances than to my natural bent, I am a trite commonplace sinner, hackneyed in all the poor petty dissipations with which the rich and worthless try to put on life.
At that crisis, a sudden inspiration descended on me; I was moved to rise and denounce Jabez Branderham as the sinner of the sin that no Christian need pardon.
I don't want to renew our old disagreement about your father's conduct to those two sisters, or to deny that his brother Andrew may have behaved badly to him; I am willing to admit that the high moral position he took in the matter is quite unassailable by such a miserable sinner as I am; and I will not dispute that my own spendthrift habits incapacitate me from offering any opinion on the conduct of other people's pecuniary affairs.
Wretched old sinner of more than threescore years and ten, if he had never known it yet, he would have known it in his heart of hearts if he could have heard the answering cry.
I look at the sunlight coming in at the open door through the porch, and there I see a stray sheep - I don't mean a sinner, but mutton - half making up his mind to come into the church.
You have already interrupted one pater, two aves, and a credo, which I, miserable sinner that I am, should, according to my vow, have said before moonrise.
Besides, nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner.