sinful

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sinful, synful, senful, sunful, from Old English synnful (sinful, guilty, wicked, corrupt), equivalent to sin +‎ -ful. Cognate with Dutch zondevol (sinful), German sündevoll (sinful), Danish syndefuld (sinful), Swedish syndfull (sinful), Icelandic syndfullur (sinful).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

sinful (comparative more sinful, superlative most sinful)

  1. Full of sin; wicked; iniquitous; unholy.
  2. Containing or consisting in sin; contrary to the will of a god, goddess, gods and/or goddesses.
  3. Of or relating to sin; sinny.
  4. Morally wrong.
  5. Evil.

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