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transgression of divine law: the sin of Adam.
any act regarded as such a transgression, especially a willful or deliberate violation of some religious or moral principle.
any reprehensible or regrettable action, behavior, lapse, etc.; great fault or offense: It's a sin to waste time.
verb (used without object), sinned, sin·ning.
to commit a sinful act.
to offend against a principle, standard, etc.
verb (used with object), sinned, sin·ning.
to commit or perform sinfully: He sinned his crimes without compunction.
to bring, drive, etc., by sinning: He sinned his soul to perdition.
/ (rɪˈpɛnt) /
to feel remorse (for); be contrite (about); show penitence (for)he repents of his extravagance; he repented his words
1. The state of being transported by a lofty emotion; ecstasy.
2. often raptures An expression of ecstatic feeling: raptures of joy.
a. The transporting of a person from one place to another, especially to heaven, by supernatural means.
b. Rapture An event in the eschatology of certain Christian groups in which believers in Christ will be taken up to heaven either prior to or at the Second Coming. (1Thessalonions 4:13-18)
tr.v. rap·tured, rap·tur·ing, rap·tures