capital-sins

deadly sins

noun
the seven sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth.
Also called seven deadly sins, capital sins.


Origin:
1300–50; Middle English deedly synnes

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deadly sins
 
pl n
theol the sins of pride, covetousness, lust, envy, gluttony, anger, and sloth

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