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1. sinful

adjective. ['ˈsɪnfəl'] characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin.

Synonyms

  • iniquitous
  • ungodly

Antonyms

  • mild
  • reasonable
  • immoderation

Etymology

  • sinful (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sinful

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  • boastful
  • bountiful
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Example sentences of the word sinful


1. Adjective
The sinful nature of idolatry is a major theme in the Bible.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Sin stocks are those of companies whose business revenue is derived from activities that were traditionally deemed as sinful.

Quotes containing the word sinful


1. God tells me that I need to provide for my family, discipline and teach my children, and love my wife as Christ loves the church. If I don't do that, I'm being unfaithful and sinful.
- Kevin DeYoung

2. If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more, often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you, and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life, to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

3. If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more, often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you, and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life, to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

2. sinful

adjective. ['ˈsɪnfəl'] far more than usual or expected.

Synonyms

  • immoderate
  • extraordinary

Antonyms

  • moral
  • right
  • good

Etymology

  • sinful (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sinful

adjective. ['ˈsɪnfəl'] having committed unrighteous acts.

Synonyms

  • unrighteous
  • unholy

Antonyms

  • pious
  • inoffensive
  • unplayful

Etymology

  • sinful (Middle English (1100-1500))
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