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sinful

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adjective sin·ful \ˈsin-fəl\

Simple Definition of sinful

  • : wrong according to religious or moral law

  • : very bad or wicked

  • : extremely enjoyable in a way that makes you feel guilty

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sinful

  1. 1 :  tainted with, marked by, or full of sin :  wicked

  2. 2 :  such as to make one feel guilty <a sinful chocolate cake>

sinfully play \-fə-lē\ adverb
sinfulness noun

Examples of sinful in a sentence

  1. It is sinful to steal.

  2. <chastised by his minister for his sinful behavior>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of sinful

before 12th century


SINFUL Defined for Kids

sinful

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adjective sin·ful \ˈsin-fəl\

Definition of sinful for Students

  1. :  being or full of sin :  wicked





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