—n. 1. transgression of divine law: the sin of Adam. 2. any act regarded as such a transgression, esp. a willful or deliberate violation of some religious or moral principle.
3. any reprehensible or regrettable action, behavior, lapse, etc.; great fault or offense: It's a sin to waste time.
—v.i. 1. to commit a sinful act.
2. to offend against a principle, standard, etc.
—v.t. 1. to commit or perform sinfully: He sinned his crimes without compunction. 2. to bring, drive, etc., by sinning: He sinned his soul to perdition.
Pronunciation: (sēn),[key] —n. 1. the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2. the consonant sound represented by this letter.
Pronunciation: (sēn),[key] —n. the 12th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Pronunciation: (sēn),[key] —n. the Akkadian god of the moon: the counterpart of the Sumerian Nanna.