from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked by or full of sin; wicked.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Full of sin; wicked; iniquitous; unholy.
- adj. Containing or consisting in sin; contrary to the laws of God.
- adj. Of or relating to sin; sinny.
- adj. Morally wrong.
- adj. Evil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tainted with, or full of, sin; wicked; iniquitous; criminal; unholy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of sin; wicked; iniquitous; unholy.
- Containing or consisting in sin; contrary to the laws of God: as, sinful action; sinful thoughts; sinful words.
- Contrary to propriety, discretion, wisdom, or the like; wrong; blameworthy.
- Synonyms Illegal, Immoral, etc. (see criminal), bad, evil, unrighteous, ungodly, impious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin
- adj. far more than usual or expected
- adj. having committed unrighteous acts
From Middle English sinful, synful, senful, sunful, from Old English synnful ("sinful, guilty, wicked, corrupt"), equivalent to sin + -ful. Cognate with Dutch zondevol ("sinful"), German sündevoll ("sinful"), Danish syndefuld ("sinful"), Swedish syndfull ("sinful"), Icelandic syndfullur ("sinful"). (Wiktionary)