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Noun: sin  sin
  1. Estrangement from god
    - sinfulness, wickedness
     
  2. An act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    - sinning
     
  3. Ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
    - sine
     
  4. The 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
     
  5. Violent and excited activity
    "they began to fight like sin";
    - hell
Verb: sin (sinned,sinning)  sin
  1. Commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
    - transgress, trespass
     
  2. Commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    "I sinned during the job interview";
    - drop the ball, blunder, boob, goof
Noun: Sin  seen
  1. (Akkadian) god of the Moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna
Noun: SIN
  1. In Canada, the 9-digit number used to identify an individual, usually for taxation purposes
    - social insurance number

Derived forms: sinning, sinned, sins

Type of: activity, alphabetic character, breach, break, circular function, evildoing, go against, infract, letter, letter of the alphabet, offend, Semitic deity, transgress, transgression, trigonometric function, unrighteousness, violate

Part of: Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script

Encyclopedia: Sin, Sorrow, and Sadness

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