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1. sin

noun. ['ˈsɪn'] estrangement from god.

Synonyms

  • unrighteousness
  • sinfulness
  • wickedness

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • function
  • stay
  • unify

Etymology

  • sinne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn
  • itkin

Example sentences of the word sin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Genesis 2 and 3 tell the story of Adam and Eve, and their fall into sin.

Quotes containing the word sin


1. I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. In art, the obvious is a sin.
- Edward Dmytryk

3. And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
- Peter Tosh

2. nin-sin

noun. Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers.

Synonyms

  • genus Panax
  • ginseng
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • Panax schinseng
  • Panax pseudoginseng
  • Panax ginseng

3. sin

noun. ['ˈsɪn'] an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will.

Synonyms

  • venial sin
  • original sin
  • deadly sin
  • sinning
  • mortal sin
  • fall
  • transgression
  • actual sin

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • original sin
  • actual sin
  • respect

Etymology

  • sinne (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sin

verb. ['ˈsɪn'] commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law.

Synonyms

  • infract
  • transgress
  • fall
  • go against
  • breach
  • violate
  • break
  • offend

Antonyms

  • attach
  • strengthen
  • disappear
  • make

Etymology

  • sinne (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sin

noun. ['ˈsɪn'] ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle.

Synonyms

  • sine
  • trigonometric function

Antonyms

  • continue
  • increase
  • enrich

Etymology

  • sinne (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sin

noun. ['ˈsɪn'] violent and excited activity.

Synonyms

  • hell

Antonyms

  • conform to
  • close

Etymology

  • sinne (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. sin

verb. ['ˈsɪn'] commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake.

Synonyms

  • infract
  • transgress
  • blunder
  • go against
  • breach
  • drop the ball
  • goof
  • violate
  • break
  • offend

Antonyms

  • unoffending
  • inflate
  • accelerate
  • stretch

Etymology

  • sinne (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. sin

noun. ['ˈsɪn'] the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Hebrew alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet
  • Hebrew script
  • Hebraic alphabet

Antonyms

  • begin
  • promote
  • repair
  • enliven

Etymology

  • sinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
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