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noun as in wrongdoer

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Gus, regardless of his orientation, is a sinner among sinners, and – thanks to Esposito’s impeccable performance and the excellent work of the writers – he’s just as deeply human as any of the rest of them.

Taken together, if swinging away on a 3-0 pitch in a blowout is a baseball sin, a lot of hitters are sinners.

Because of that high and holy standard, the most loving thing I can do as a fellow sinner is to speak the truth in love.

We were always taught, you know, love the sinner, hate the sin.

From Time

Essentially, Pope Francis is urging Christians to “love the sinner, but hate the sin.”

As part of the “love the sinner, hate the sin” culture, many townspeople are still polite and cordial to their faces.

Leila Hatami pecked the director of the Cannes Film Festival and was quickly denounced as a sinner by hardliners at home.

I never was one,” he insisted—“even on the basis of an earthly definition of a saint as a sinner who keeps trying.

The third reason I think Richard Dawkins is a secret believer is because he, like me, is a sinner.

Good is set against evil, and life against death: so also is the sinner against a just man.

His holy book says: There is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine just men.

He which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

And in like manner, no sinner can say that he had a claim upon the Creator to be brought into being free from the curse.

By that the personal identity of the sinner is not altered; for it is the same being that sinned who is saved.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sinner, such as: transgressor, trespasser, adulterer, delinquent, evildoer, and miscreant.

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