sin


sin
noun
ADJECTIVE
cardinal, deadly, mortal
egregious (esp. AmE), grave, great, grievous, heinous
unforgivable, unpardonable
venial
original

the Christian doctrine of original sin

past

We have repented for past sins. Now it's time to move on.

VERB + SIN
commit
confess

They had confessed their sins and done their penance.

repent
expiate

They would have to expiate their sins through suffering.

wash away

The holy water washes away their sins.

forgive
punish
consider sth

It's considered a sin to be disrespectful to your parents.

Usury is considered a sin.

SIN + NOUN
tax (esp. AmE)

sin taxes on cigarettes and alcohol

bin (BrE, sports)

Both sides lost a player to the sin bin just before the interval.

PREPOSITION
sin against

a sin against God

sin of

the sin of pride

PHRASES
the forgiveness of sin, the forgiveness of sins

We believe in the forgiveness of sins.

the seven deadly sins

Idleness, in her book, was possibly the deadliest of the seven deadly sins.

a sin of commission (= doing sth you should not do), a sin of omission (= not doing sth you should do)
the sins of the fathers

Our sons will pay for the sins of their fathers.

the sins of the flesh (= sexual acts that you should not do)

Even politicians are not immune from the sins of the flesh.


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