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sinful

[sin-fuh l] /ˈsɪn fəl/
adjective
1.
characterized by, guilty of, or full of sin; wicked:
a sinful life.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English synfull. See sin1, -ful
Related forms
sinfully, adverb
sinfulness, noun
unsinful, adjective
unsinfully, adverb
unsinfulness, noun
Synonyms
iniquitous, depraved, evil, immoral, corrupt.
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British Dictionary definitions for sinfulness

sinful

/ˈsɪnfʊl/
adjective
1.
having committed or tending to commit sin: a sinful person
2.
characterized by or being a sin: a sinful act
Derived Forms
sinfully, adverb
sinfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sinfulness

sinful

adj.

Old English synnfull "full of sin, wicked, unholy, contrary to the laws of God;" see sin (n.) + -ful. Weakened sense of "contrary to propriety or decency" is from 1863. Related: Sinfully; sinfulness.

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