deadly sins

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

1300–50; Middle English deedly synnes Unabridged
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deadly sins
pl n
theol the sins of pride, covetousness, lust, envy, gluttony, anger, and sloth

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Here are seven deadly sins found in executive compensation plans.
It's one of the seven deadly sins and you can get punished for it.
Gluttony was once considered one of the seven deadly sins.
These reforms do not in any way diminish the seriousness of the seven deadly
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