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Noun: sinning  si-ning
  1. An act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    - sin
Adjective: sinning  si-ning
  1. Transgressing a moral or divine law
    "if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most sinning soul alive"
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

See also: offending

Type of: breach, break, evildoing, go against, infract, offend, transgress, transgression, violate

Encyclopedia: Sinning

Sin, Sorrow, and Sadness