Definition of Sinning

1. Noun. An act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will.

Exact synonyms: Sin
Generic synonyms: Evildoing, Transgression
Specialized synonyms: Fall, Actual Sin, Original Sin, Deadly Sin, Mortal Sin, Venial Sin
Derivative terms: Sin, Sin



2. Adjective. Transgressing a moral or divine law. "If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most sinning soul alive"
Similar to: Offending

Definition of Sinning

1. Verb. (present participle of sin) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sinning

1. sin [v] - See also: sin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinning

sinlessnesses
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sinner
sinnered
sinneress
sinneresses
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sinnerite
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sinnership
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sinning (current term)
sinny
sinoatrial
sinoatrial block
sinoatrial chamber
sinoatrial conduction time
sinoatrial nodal artery
sinoatrial node
sinoatrial recovery time
sinoauricular block
sinography
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sinological
sinologies
sinologists

Literary usage of Sinning

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1. The works of Thomas Goodwin by Thomas Goodwin (1862)
"AGGRAVATIONS OF sinning AGAINST MERCY. Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, ... Their sinning against mercies, and despising the riches of God's ..."

2. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"ARTICLE X.—Does the greatness of the person sinning aggravate the sin ? R. There are two sorts of sin. There is a sin of surprise, arising from the ..."

3. An Oral Debate on the Coming of the Son of Man, Endless Punishment, and by Erasmus Manford, Benjamin Franklin (1860)
"His creed makes God the author of endless sinning and endless suffering. ... He will not permit the devils or the damned souls to cease sinning and learn to ..."

4. An Oral Debate on the Coming of the Son of Man, Endless Punishment, and by Erasmus Manford, Benjamin Franklin (1860)
"His ereed makes God the author of endless sinning and endless suffering. ... He will not permit the devils or the damned souls to cease sinning and learn to ..."

5. The Life and Stories of the Jaina Savior, Pārçvanātha by Bhāvadevasūri (1919)
"Story of the four pupils who, even tho sinning, attained perfection Parc.va had four well-born pupils, ..."

6. Sin and Society: An Analysis of Latter-day Iniquity by Edward Alsworth Ross (1907)
"... sinning BY SYNDICATE THOSE who contend that men are growing better, and those who insist that matters are growing worse, may both be right. ..."

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