Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To transgress or disregard the moral law.

Part of speech: noun

Any transgression of a moral law; a fault; error; offense.

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Usage examples "sin":

  1. So much was said about the other world that it seemed almost a sin to think about or plan much for this. - "Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls", Helen Ekin Starrett.
  2. How could the absence of sin make it any better? - "Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World", James Cowan.
  3. But in doing so they are led into sin. - "The Old English Herbals", Eleanour Sinclair Rohde.