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.
And again, with never-failing wonder, I remarked the total lack of viciousness, or wickedness, or sinfulness in his face.
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.
said Mrs Nubbles; 'you don't mean what you say I know, but you're talking sinfulness.
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.
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.
He remained alive, and blessed are those who live, if it is only to a sense of sinfulness.
The tract was one of a series addressed to young women on the sinfulness of dress.
In my sinfulness I merit bitter disappointment, and I accept it.
Mr Gallanbile dines late on the day of rest, in order to prevent the sinfulness of the cook's dressing herself.
Ingratitude was condemned in it, the sinfulness of pride was pointed out--together with the proverbial fact that it "goes before a fall.
Which that thou mayst beleeve, and be confirmd, Ere thou from hence depart, know I am sent To shew thee what shall come in future dayes To thee and to thy Ofspring; good with bad Expect to hear, supernal Grace contending With sinfulness of Men; thereby to learn True patience, and to temper joy with fear And pious sorrow, equally enur'd By moderation either state to beare, Prosperous or adverse: so shalt thou lead Safest thy life, and best prepar'd endure Thy mortal passage when it comes.