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English definition of “sinful”


adjective uk   /ˈsɪn.fəl/ us  
against the rules of a religion or morally wrong: He confessed that he had sinful thoughts. Buying that sports car was a sinful waste of money.Morally wrong and evilDishonestSin informal describes something that is very pleasant, but very bad for you: This cream cake is sinful!Bad but attractive
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Morally wrong and evilDishonestSin
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Morally wrong and evilDishonestSin
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