sinless

adjective

sin·​less ˈsin-ləs How to pronounce sinless (audio)
: free from sin : impeccable
sinlessly adverb
sinlessness noun

Examples of sinless in a Sentence

the belief that limbo is the place where sinless but unbaptized souls abide until Judgment Day
Recent Examples on the Web The fact of elven immortality should also not create the impression of a sinless race. Jack Butler, National Review, 31 Dec. 2023 People started seeing children as pure, as these like blank slates that are sinless, that are innocent, that are like the pinnacle of virtue. Janice Gassam Asare, Forbes, 11 June 2021 God looks upon us and sees His perfect, sinless Son. The Rev. Bill Thomas, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 13 Sep. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sinless was before the 12th century

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“Sinless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinless. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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