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sin

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4 a regrettable or blameworthy act

  • it's a sin to waste food when people are starving
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5 a defect in character

  • my besetting sin is impatience—I hate to wait for anything
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feet of clay

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offense, sin, vice, crime, scandal mean a transgression of law. offense applies to the infraction of any law, rule, or code.
    • at that school no offense went unpunished
sin implies an offense against moral or religious law.
    • the sin of blasphemy
vice applies to a habit or practice that degrades or corrupts.
    • regarded gambling as a vice
crime implies a serious offense punishable by the law of the state.
    • the crime of murder
scandal applies to an offense that outrages the public conscience.
    • a career ruined by a sex scandal

sin

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to commit an offense

  • bless me, Father, for I have sinned
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break the law, fall from grace

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