sinfulness


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sin·ful

 (sĭn′fəl)
adj.
1. Marked by or full of sin; wicked: sinful thoughts.
2. Informal Extremely pleasing to the senses; sensuously enjoyable: sinful chocolate truffles.

sin′ful·ly adv.
sin′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sinfulness - estrangement from godsinfulness - 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
Translations
إثْم، خَطَأ
hříšnost
syndighed
syndsemi, siîspilling
hriešnosť
günahkârlık

sinfulness

[ˈsɪnfʊlnɪs] N [of behaviour, way of life] → pecaminosidad f

sinfulness

[ˈsɪnfʊlnɪs] n [person, act] → immoralité f

sinfulness

nSündigkeit f, → Sündhaftigkeit f (geh)

sinfulness

[ˈsɪnfʊlnɪs] n (Rel) (of person, deeds) → peccaminosità

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 ?
"Your worship is pleased to be jocular," answered the parson; "but I do not only animadvert on the sinfulness of the action--though that surely is to be greatly deprecated--but I fear his unrighteousness may injure him with Mr Allworthy.
But how can I, an insignificant mortal, show His omnipotence, His infinity, and all His mercy to one who is blind, or who shuts his eyes that he may not see or understand Him and may not see or understand his own vileness and sinfulness?" He paused again.
And again, with never-failing wonder, I remarked the total lack of viciousness, or wickedness, or sinfulness in his face.
The tract was one of a series addressed to young women on the sinfulness of dress.
He remained alive, and blessed are those who live, if it is only to a sense of sinfulness. The anodyne of muddledom, by which most men blur and blend their mistakes, never passed Leonard's lips--
It is easy to recite copy-book maxims against its sinfulness, but it is a passion that can "move us to good as well as to evil.
"There goes a woman," resumed Roger Chillingworth, after a pause, "who, be her demerits what they may, hath none of that mystery of hidden sinfulness which you deem so grievous to be borne.
'Hush, dear!' said Mrs Nubbles; 'you don't mean what you say I know, but you're talking sinfulness.'
But Mrs Varden, whose practical religion (as is not uncommon) was usually of the retrospective order, cut him short by declaiming on the sinfulness of such junketings, and holding that it was high time to go to bed.
Mr Gallanbile dines late on the day of rest, in order to prevent the sinfulness of the cook's dressing herself."'
In my sinfulness I merit bitter disappointment, and I accept it.'
This is man's wish, and pride, and waste, and sinfulness! He tames the beasts of the field to feed his idle wants; and, having robbed the brutes of their natural food, he teaches them to strip the 'arth of its trees to quiet their hunger."