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deadly sin

noun

Simple Definition of deadly sin

  • : one of seven sins that in the Christian religion are considered to be very serious and are believed to cause other sins

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of deadly sin

  1. :  one of seven sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth held to be fatal to spiritual progress


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