Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sin

6 senses of sin

Sense 1
sin, sinfulness, wickedness -- (estrangement from god)
       => unrighteousness -- (failure to adhere to moral principles; "forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness")

Sense 2
sin, sinning -- (an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will)
       => transgression, evildoing -- (the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father")

Sense 3
sine, sin -- (ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle)
       => trigonometric function, circular function -- (function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle)

Sense 4
Sin -- ((Akkadian) god of the Moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna)
       INSTANCE OF=> Semitic deity -- (a deity worshipped by the ancient Semites)

Sense 5
sin -- (the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet)
       => letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character -- (the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters")

Sense 6
sin, hell -- (violent and excited activity; "they began to fight like sin")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sin

2 senses of sin

Sense 1
sin, transgress, trespass -- (commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law)
       => transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break -- (act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise")

Sense 2
drop the ball, sin, blunder, boob, goof -- (commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I blundered during the job interview")
       => transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break -- (act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise")

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