HyperDic: deadly_sin

English > 1 sense of the expression deadly sin:
NOUNactdeadly sin, mortal sinan unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace
English > deadly sin: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace.
Synonymmortal sin
Narroweravarice, greed, covetousness, rapacity, avaritiareprehensible acquisitiveness
envy, invidiaspite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
gluttony, overeating, gulaeating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
lust, luxuriaself-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)
pride, superbiaUnreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
sloth, laziness, acediaapathy / apathy and inactivity / inactivity in the practice of virtue / virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
wrath, anger, ire, iraBelligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Broadersin, sinningAn act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
Oppositevenial sinA pardonable sin regarded as entailing only a partial loss of grace
Spanishpecado capital, pecado mortal
Catalanpecat capital, pecat mortal

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