Sinful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsɪnfl|  American pronunciation of the word sinful
Brit.  |ˈsɪnfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word sinful
- characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin (syn: iniquitous, ungodly)
he said it was sinful to wear lipstick
- having committed unrighteous acts (syn: unholy, wicked)
a sinful person
- far more than usual or expected (syn: extraordinary)

Examples

It is sinful to steal.

...chastised by his minister for his sinful behavior...

he said it was sinful to wear lipstick

Paul seemed to regard sex as sinful and immoral.

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