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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Religion
sinfulsin‧ful /ˈsɪnfəl/ adjective  1 RRBAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSagainst religious rules, or doing something that is against religious ruleswicked Dancing was believed to be sinful. a wicked, sinful man2 BADvery wrong or bad a sinful waste of taxpayers’ moneysinfully adverb
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sinfulThe context was always a plea for tolerance of something which he had been taught to regard as sinful.They were not just inconvenient and disruptive, but sinful.We are both exalted and fallen at the same time: sinful and yet given unique status in the universe of things.sinful behaviorThey believe that humans are sinful by nature.When she declined his advances, he entrusted her to a matron of a sinful house.Veal marsala is a sinful pleasure that I allow myself only a few times in a decade.Though the sinful propensities remain in us till our dying day, they need not be dominant.Therefore, it was not sinful to exploit the poor.
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