What does sinning mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sin, sinningadjective

    an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will

  2. sinningadjective

    transgressing a moral or divine law

    "if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most sinning soul alive"- Shakespeare


  1. sinning

    Sinning refers to the act of committing an offense against religious or moral laws, or a transgression against divine law. It often refers to actions, thoughts or behaviors considered morally wrong or reprehensible, according to religious or ethical beliefs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sinning

    of Sin

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sinning is ranked #43151 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sinning surname appeared 501 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sinning.

    86.8% or 435 total occurrences were White.
    9.3% or 47 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.8% or 9 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sinning in a Sentence

  1. Henry James:

    There are moods in which one feels the impulse to enter a tacit protest against too gross an appetite for pure aesthetics in this starving and sinning world. One turns half away, musingly, from certain beautiful useless things.

  2. Arabic Proverb:

    The sinning is the best part of repentance.

  3. Elbert Hubbard:

    Death: To stop sinning suddenly.

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