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Dictionary entry overview: What does venial sin mean?
• VENIAL SIN (noun)
The noun VENIAL SIN has 1 sense:
1. a pardonable sin regarded as entailing only a partial loss of grace
Familiarity information: VENIAL SIN used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A pardonable sin regarded as entailing only a partial loss of grace
Nouns denoting acts or actions
Hypernyms ("venial sin" is a kind of...):
mortal sin (an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace)
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