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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Example sentences
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
  sins.
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