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synonyms for sinning

  • erring
  • straying
  • wrong
  • immoral
  • wicked
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How to use sinning in a sentence

I don't want to go back into my life, I don't want to trot out the old 'more sinned against than sinning' cliché.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
It was not necessary that he should be prevented from sinning, and his fall was the necessary effect of his transgression.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Val once said he had been more sinned against than sinning: it may be deemed that in that opinion he was too lenient to himself.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
If the chosen ones are incapable of sinning in heaven, could not God have made sinless men upon the earth?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
It appears, therefore, that God created both angels and men to give them an opportunity of sinning.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
They have sinned, they are sinning still against thee and against Humanity, which is the interpreter of thy 350 law on earth.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
She strove the neighborhood to pleaseWith manners wondrous winning; And never follow'd wicked ways—Unless when she was sinning.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
I would plead with them to quit sinning, turn to God, and seek salvation.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
It is likewise a demand of the reason that one should prevent the creatures from sinning against one another in any way.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
He found them dying, and He gave them life; He found them sinning and doomed to a devil's hell, and He redeemed them.
AROUND OLD BETHANYROBERT LEE BERRY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SINNING

  • aberrant
  • deviating
  • devious
  • drifting
  • errable
  • erratic
  • erring
  • fallible
  • heretic
  • meandering
  • misbehaving
  • mischievous
  • miscreant
  • naughty
  • off straight and narrow
  • offending
  • rambling
  • ranging
  • roaming
  • roving
  • shifting
  • sinning
  • stray
  • straying
  • unorthodox
  • unreliable
  • wandering
  • wayward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.