deadly sin definition

  • noun:
    • among the seven sins—anger, covetousness, envy, gluttony, lust, pride, and sloth—that are supposed to be fatal to a single's spiritual development and progress.
    • the seven lethal sins - anger, greed/avarice, envy, gluttony, lust, pleasure, and sloth
    • an unpardonable sin entailing a complete lack of sophistication

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