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seven deadly sins — plural noun Pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth • • • Main Entry: ↑seven … Useful english dictionary
Seven deadly sins — For other uses, see Seven Deadly Sins (disambiguation). Hieronymus Bosch s The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things The 7 Deadly Sins, also known as the Capital Vices or Cardinal Sins, is a classification of objectionable vices that have… … Wikipedia
Seven Deadly Sins — In Christianity, seven moral transgressions of divine law that damn a soul to HELL. The Seven Deadly Sins each have an associated DEMON that is a special agent of tireless temptation. The Seven Deadly Sins are not mentioned as a group in… … Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology
seven deadly sins. — See deadly sins … Useful english dictionary
Seven Deadly Sins — Seven Dead|ly Sins, the according to the Christian church in the Middle Ages, the seven most serious types of bad behaviour. The sins are ↑pride (=thinking you are better than other people) , ↑lechery (=too much desire for sex) , ↑envy… … Dictionary of contemporary English
seven deadly sins — seven main measures or categories of evil in the world (Christianity) … English contemporary dictionary
seven deadly sins — plural noun the sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth; in 2008 supplemented by a further seven sins of polluting, genetic engineering, obscene riches, taking drugs, abortion, paedophilia, and causing social injustice … Australian English dictionary
seven deadly sins — noun The cardinal sins enumerated by in the 13th century pride/vanity, envy, gluttony, greed/avarice, lust, sloth, wrath/anger … Wiktionary
Seven Deadly Sins — Pride, covetousness, envy, gluttony, anger, accidie (sloth), and lust. These are ‘leading’ sins, or ones that direct and lead other vices. Aquinas attributes the list to Gregory the Great … Philosophy dictionary
Seven deadly sins — See Virtues and vices … Dictionary of Renaissance art