Definition of Sinful

1. Adjective. Characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin. "Ungodly acts"

Exact synonyms: Iniquitous, Ungodly
Similar to: Wicked
Derivative terms: Iniquity, Sinfulness, Ungodliness



2. Adjective. Having committed unrighteous acts. "A sinful person"
Exact synonyms: Unholy, Wicked
Similar to: Unrighteous
Derivative terms: Sinfulness, Unholiness, Wickedness

3. Adjective. Far more than usual or expected. "It was an over-the-top experience"
Exact synonyms: Extraordinary, Over-the-top
Similar to: Immoderate
Derivative terms: Extraordinariness

Definition of Sinful

1. a. Tainted with, or full of, sin; wicked; iniquitous; criminal; unholy; as, sinful men; sinful thoughts.

Definition of Sinful

1. Adjective. Full of sin; wicked; iniquitous; unholy. ¹

2. Adjective. Containing or consisting in sin; contrary to the laws of God. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to sin; sinny. ¹

4. Adjective. Morally wrong. ¹

5. Adjective. Evil. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sinful

1. marked by sin [adj] : SINFULLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinful

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sinewed
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sinewiest
sinewiness
sinewing
sinewish
sinewless
sinews
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sinfonia
sinfonias
sinfonie
sinfonietta
sinfoniettas
sinful (current term)
sinfull
sinfully
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sinfulnesses
sing
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Literary usage of Sinful

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Christian Examiner (1833)
"Review of a Modern Substitute for a Supposed sinful Nature, as exhibited and recommended in Professor Stuart's " Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. ..."

2. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
"WHAR DEM sinful APPLES GROW BY ANNE VIRGINIA CULBERTSON Ol' Adam he live in de ... whar dem sinful apples grow. So dey tuck ol' Adam an' dey putt him ..."

3. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1844)
"And yet so it is, according to him, this " cannot be sinful," because it does not " proceed from our own choice," or any foregoing act of our will ..."

4. The Works of President Edwards ...: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"Thus nothing can be sinful, but the effect of choice : and yet the effect of choice never ... Again, the choice from which sin proceeds, is itself sinful. ..."

5. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1829)
"Thus nothing can be sinful, but the effect of choice : and yet the effect of choice never ... Again, the choice from which sin proceeds, is itself sinful. ..."

6. The Works of Nathanael Emmons: With a Memoir of His Life by Nathanael Emmons (1842)
"But yet he beseeches the Lord to excuse him from opposing sinful customs, ... The danger of opposing sinful customs, therefore, is the danger of which the ..."

7. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1809)
"Now these latent principles of sin, these sinful inclinations, without which, according to our author, there can be no sinful act, cannot all proceed from a ..."

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