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Seven Deadly Sins, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishSeven Deadly Sins, thethe Seven Deadly SinsˌSeven ˌDeadly ˈSins, the 🔊 🔊 the seven most serious types of bad behaviour according to the Christian church in the Middle Ages. The sins are pride (=thinking you are better than other people), lechery (=too much desire for sex), envy (=disliking someone because they have things that you want and do not have), anger, covetousness (=wanting someone else's wealth or possessions), gluttony (=eating too much), and sloth (=laziness).
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