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Synonyms for sinful
ˈsɪn fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iniquitous, sinful, ungodly(adj)

    characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin

    "iniquitous deeds"; "he said it was sinful to wear lipstick"; "ungodly acts"

    Synonyms:
    wicked, iniquitous, over-the-top, ungodly, extraordinary, unholy

    Antonyms:
    righteous, virtuous, moderate

  2. sinful, unholy, wicked(adj)

    having committed unrighteous acts

    "a sinful person"

    Synonyms:
    satanic, diabolic, revolting, foul, implike, repellent, arch, unhallowed, distasteful, demonic, iniquitous, diabolical, severe, pixilated, fiendish, loathly, disgusting, skanky, repelling, infernal, loathsome, prankish, extraordinary, yucky, wicked, unholy, ungodly, terrible, impish, hellish, mischievous, puckish, disgustful, over-the-top, repellant

    Antonyms:
    moderate, righteous, virtuous

  3. extraordinary, over-the-top, sinful(adj)

    far more than usual or expected

    "an extraordinary desire for approval"; "it was an over-the-top experience"

    Synonyms:
    ungodly, wicked, extraordinary(p), extraordinary, iniquitous, unholy, over-the-top

    Antonyms:
    virtuous, righteous, moderate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sinful

    Every criminal act is illegal or unlawful, but illegal or unlawful acts may not be criminal. Offenses against public law are criminal; offenses against private rights are merely illegal or unlawful. As a general rule, all acts punishable by fine or imprisonment or both, are criminal in view of the law. It is illegal for a man to trespass on another's land, but it is not criminal; the trespasser is liable to a civil suit for damages, but not to indictment, fine, or imprisonment. A felonious act is a criminal act of an aggravated kind, which is punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary or by death. A flagitious crime is one that brings public odium. Vicious refers to the indulgence of evil appetites, habits, or passions; vicious acts are not necessarily criminal, or even illegal; we speak of a vicious horse. That which is iniquitous, i. e., contrary to equity, may sometimes be done under the forms of law. Ingratitude is sinful, hypocrisy is wicked, but neither is punishable by human law; hence, neither is criminal or illegal. Compare SIN.

    Synonyms:
    abominable, criminal, culpable, felonious, flagitious, guilty, illegal, immoral, iniquitous, nefarious, unlawful, vicious, vile, wicked, wrong

    Antonyms:
    innocent, just, lawful, legal, meritorious, moral, right, virtuous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sinful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    wicked, unrighteous, iniquitous, unholy, wrong, criminal, mischievous, bad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sinful(a)

    Synonyms:
    iniquitous, wrong, immoral, wicked, depraved, vicious, unrighteous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sinful":

    godless, ungodly, unholy

How to pronounce sinful?

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How to say sinful in sign language?

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#2384criminal
#3556illegal
#3964severe
#5928guilty
#6146arch
#6918terrible
#6982extraordinary
#8459wicked
#9718foul
#12565unlawful
#15992vicious
#21931disgusting
#24206sinful
#25406immoral
#27379vile
#28746repellent
#29204satanic
#33198demonic
#33382infernal
#34224unholy
#42256mischievous
#47676diabolic
#48360nefarious
#51404abominable
#52664ungodly
#53053diabolical
#53597godless
#56411distasteful
#58305revolting
#59683hellish
#62396repellant
#63216culpable
#65966loathsome
#77749yucky
#77842fiendish
#80214repelling
#83921skanky
#102904felonious
#125214impish
#170004iniquitous
#219191unhallowed
#231163pixilated
#305377puckish

How to use sinful in a sentence?

  1. Reinhold Niebuhr:

    The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.

  2. Jack Graham:

    The ongoing and outrageous violence in America against young African Americans must be stopped, we must continue to stand against injustice and inequality in all its sinful forms.

  3. Tyron Edwards:

    Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.

  4. Phil Robertson:

    It is nonsense. It is evil. It's wicked. It's sinful.

  5. Phil Robertson:

    When a fellow like me looks at the landscape and sees the depravity, the perversion -- redefining marriage and telling us that marriage is not between a man and a woman? Come on Iowa! it is nonsense. It is evil. It's wicked. It's sinful.


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