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sin

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sin

  1. 1 a breaking of a moral or legal code a child old enough to know that lying is a sin Synonyms of sin breach, crime, debt, error, lawbreaking, malefaction, misdeed, misdoing, offense, transgression, trespass, violation, wrongdoingWords Related to sin bias crime, hate crime; felony, misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance; fault, foible, peccadillo; break, infringement; immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, sinfulness, vice, wickedness; corruption, debauchery, depravity, licentiousness; abuse, criminality, illegality, lawlessness, unlawfulness; descent, downfall, fallNear Antonyms of sin blamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, impeccability, innocence, irreproachability; goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue, virtuousnessAntonyms of sin noncrime

  2. 2 that which is morally unacceptable a minister who worries that modern society has abandoned the concept of sin Synonyms of sin bad, evildoing, ill, immorality, iniquity, evil, villainy, wrongWords Related to sin atrociousness, atrocity, badness, balefulness, darkness, depravedness, devilishness, diabolism, enormity, evilness, heinousness, iniquitousness, satanism, sinfulness, vileness, wickedness; devilry (or deviltry), fiendishness; cancer, canker, decay, rot, squalor; corruption, debauchery, degeneracy, depravity, indecency, malefaction, perversion, pervertedness, scurrility, scurrilousness; abomination, anathema, taboo (also tabu)Near Antonyms of sin decency, goodness, honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, uprightness; goodness, righteousness, virtuousnessAntonyms of sin good, morality, right, virtue

  3. 3 immoral conduct or practices harmful or offensive to society a sordid section of the city that is mainly known for sin and degradation Synonyms of sin corruption, debauchery, depravity, immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, libertinage, libertinism, licentiousness, profligacy, viceWords Related to sin bad, badness, blackness, evil, evildoing, ill, turpitude, villainy, wickedness, wrong; atrociousness, evilness, heinousness, sinfulness, unscrupulousness, viciousness, vileness, villainousness; devilry (or deviltry), fiendishness; corruptness, debasement, degeneracy, degeneration, depravedness, dissoluteness, dissolution; indecency, lasciviousness, lechery, lewdness, looseness, perversion, pervertedness, wantonness; abomination, anathema, taboo (also tabu); criminality, reprehensibleness; baseness, despicableness, dirtiness, lowness, meanness; lousiness, miserableness, wretchednessNear Antonyms of sin good, right; honesty, honor, integrity, legitimacy, probity, rectitude, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, uprightness; goodness, righteousness, virtuousness; blamelessness; chastity, innocence, perfection, pureness, purity, spotlessness; cleanness, correctness, decency, decorousness, propriety, rightness, seemlinessAntonyms of sin morality, virtue

  4. 4 a regrettable or blameworthy act it's a sin to waste food when people are starving Synonyms of sin disgrace, pity, shame, crimeWords Related to sin outrage, scandal

  5. 5 a defect in character my besetting sin is impatience—I hate to wait for anything Synonyms of sin demerit, dereliction, failing, foible, frailty, shortcoming, fault, vice, want, weaknessWords Related to sin blot, spot, stain; blemish, deficiency, flaw, imperfection, minus, nit; Achilles' heel, soft spot; corruption, depravity, evil, immorality, sinfulness, wickednessNear Antonyms of sin excellence, perfection; goodness, integrity, morality, probity, rectitude, righteousnessAntonyms of sin merit, virtue


sin

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sin

  1. to commit an offense bless me, Father, for I have sinned Synonyms of sin err, fall, offend, stray, transgress, trespass, wanderWords Related to sin breach, break, infringe, violate; backslide, lapse; mess upNear Antonyms of sin forgive, justify, pardon; regret, repent, rue



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