(as) guilty/miserable/ugly as sin

idiom

Definition of (as) guilty/miserable/ugly as sin

informal
: very guilty/miserable/ugly
  • That house is as ugly as sin.

Word by Word Definitions

guilty play
  1. : justly chargeable with or responsible for a usually grave breach of conduct or a crime

  2. : justly liable to or deserving of a penalty

  3. : suggesting or involving guilt

miserable play
  1. : being in a pitiable state of distress or unhappiness (as from want or shame)

  2. : wretchedly inadequate or meager (see meager 2)

  3. : causing extreme discomfort or unhappiness

ugly play
  1. : offensive to the sight : hideous

  2. : offensive or unpleasant to any sense

  3. : morally offensive or objectionable

  1. : in an ugly manner

sin play
  1. : an offense against religious or moral law

  2. : an action that is or is felt to be highly reprehensible

  3. : an often serious shortcoming : fault

  1. : to commit a sin

  2. : to commit an offense or fault

  1. : the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table


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