peccaminous

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin peccō (sin), from Indo-European root *pik- (to be angry)

Adjective[edit]

peccaminous (comparative more peccaminous, superlative most peccaminous)

  1. sinful
    • 1918, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      a volume of peccaminous pornographical tendency entitled Sweets of Sin.

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