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synonyms for original-sin

  • carnal sin
  • disobedience
  • eating the apple
  • fall from grace
  • fall of man
  • inborn tendency
  • mortal sin
  • sin of Adam
  • sinfulness
  • wickedness
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How to use original-sin in a sentence

America has never fully lived up to its values, from the original sins of enslavement to what we did to native populations.
IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWERS: FIVE LIVES AND A WORLD TRANSFORMEDJOBY WARRICK, SOUAD MEKHENNETSEPTEMBER 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In Afrofuturism’s case, the original sin is slavery, a trauma so ineradicable that it can only be “overcome” by imagining some totally alternative, time-bending narrative involving a vibranium-depositing meteorite.
IN SAN FRANCISCO, ARRESTING SCULPTURES DISRUPT LIFE AT THE INTERSECTION OF AFROFUTURISM AND HIPPIE VIBESSEBASTIAN SMEEJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“For far too long, the story of our country’s history has been incomplete as we have failed to acknowledge, address, and come to grips with our nation’s original sin of slavery,” Markey said in a statement after the vote.
SENATE PASSES BILL TO MAKE JUNETEENTH, DAY COMMEMORATING THE END OF SLAVERY IN TEXAS, A FEDERAL HOLIDAYMIKE DEBONIS, FELICIA SONMEZJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I think there’s this great original sin in the field, where people assumed that computers are somehow like human brains and if we just train them like children, they will slowly grow into these supernatural beings.
STOP TALKING ABOUT AI ETHICS. IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT POWER.KAREN HAOAPRIL 23, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s crazy but it’s true, I’m still having these conversations on a basis that is more than is reasonable and it is because the discipline is haunted by the original sins of its birth.
THE PANDA ANNIVERSARY AND WHAT WE DESPERATELY MUST REMEMBER ABOUT SEARCHKEVIN MULLANEYFEBRUARY 24, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
She was also supposed to be the original or model of “the Virtuous Woman” therein portrayed!
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Frequently they are found in alveolar arrangement, retaining the original outline of the alveoli of the lung (Fig. 4, b).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Because if that was to atone for man's sin, it was needless, as God could have forgiven man without Himself suffering.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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