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  • n  an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
  • v  commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
  • v  commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
  • s  transgressing a moral or divine law
    if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most sinning soul alive"- Shakespeare

  • And now, in his early and sudden death, his mourners can see him as more sinned against than sinning.
  • The Augustinian motif of sinning one's way to God shows up even in the early life of Dorothy Day, saintly founder of the Catholic Worker movement.
  • It's even worse when you resort to violence to make sure that the sinning be stopped.
News & Articles

  • Ham Radio Operator
    Jim Sinning of Libby, a member of the Lincoln County Amateur Radio Group, was among the 10 amateur radio operators at Jerry Dean Park during a 24-hour period who attempted to reach other operators in all 50 states. The local club made 83 contacts from operators from 43 states during in their quest. The group works with county emergency officials during disasters.
    June 25, 2013 - The Western News

  • Barack Obama in CNN
    You know, Charlie, money is the original sin of politics,Obama told Rose. "And when you're running for president you're going to do some sinning when it comes to raising money, because otherwise you can't compete."
  • David Stern in International Herald Tribune
    The fact of the matter is that we have young men that go to Atlantic City, go to Las Vegas, bet,Stern said. "There's nothing against it. We don't have any rules about it. And the idea that they're somehow sinning, how nice it must be to...
  • LK Advani in Hindu
    He was, in my opinion, more sinned against than sinning,Advani says noting that he felt that it would be unfair to make Modi a "scapegoat" for what was decidedly a complex communal situation.

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