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That some are inherently sinful and some are inherently saintly.

They have awoken to a country run by thugs who have banned women from public life, condemned the arts as sinful, and plan to return the nation's soccer stadiums to sights of mass public executions.

We call these undergarments “libido killers” in Cuba because they annihilate any “sinful” desire.

So will central themes such as the enduring sting of antisemitism and the push-pull between the sacred and the sinful.

We expect this judgement to be respected and that for once the oil corporations will accept the truth and bring their sinful flaring activities to a halt.

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Alcohol and sugar, even in moderate amounts, are not only sinful but poisonous.

And now, as a part of the Fourth Judicial Circuit, North Carolina is about to have the sinful practice foisted on it.

It is a festival of joy for being created this way after centuries of being told that we are sinful, loathsome, and disgusting.

“They say that drinking is haram,” or sinful under Islamic law.

The group takes its name from a phrase meaning “Western education is sinful.”

He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!

Aristide lived on bread and cheese, and foresaw the time when cheese would be a sinful luxury.

The temple of God shall not protect a sinful people, without a sincere conversion.

He should not consider himself to be called upon to prohibit only some practices clearly evinced to be sinful.

A vow may sometimes be sinful, notwithstanding the use of the utmost care to make it in consistency with the calls of duty.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sinful, such as: disgraceful, reprehensible, shameful, amiss, bad, and base.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.