sin

sin
sin1 [ sın ] noun **
1. ) count or uncount an action, thought, or way of behaving that is wrong according to religious laws:
the sin of pride/greed
Christians believe in the forgiveness of sins.
commit (a) sin: She had committed a sin and was ashamed to confess it.
2. ) singular an action or way of behaving that you think is morally wrong:
It's a sin the way she spends money.
a ) used about something that some people think is bad but is not really serious:
To her I was guilty of the sin of being too happy.
as guilty/ugly/miserable as sin
very guilty, ugly, or MISERABLE
for my sins BRITISH HUMOROUS
used for saying that a responsibility you have or particular situation affecting you seems like a punishment, although you are not very upset by it:
I'm now the person in charge, for my sins.
╾ sin|less adjective
=> LIVE1
sin
sin 2 [ sın ] verb intransitive
to do something that is wrong according to religious rules

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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