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I was made a sinner by deriving my being from Adam; I am made just by being washed in the blood of Christ and not by Christ's 'words and example.'
Bernard of Clairvaux

Meaning of "sinner" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SINNER

sinner  [ˈsɪnə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SINNER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sinner is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SINNER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sinner in the English dictionary

The definition of sinner in the dictionary is a person who has committed a sin or sins. Other definition of sinner is a person who commits any offence against a principle or standard.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SINNER


acinar
əˈsɪnə
ana
ˈeɪnə
buccina
ˈbʌksɪnə
Carolina
ˌkærəˈlaɪnə
china
ˈtʃaɪnə
Cinna
ˈsɪnə
coparcener
kəʊˈpɑːsɪnə
Dana
ˈdeɪnə
designer
dɪˈzaɪnə
dinner
ˈdɪnə
Freightliner
ˈfreɪtˌlaɪnə
inner
ˈɪnə
Kitchener
ˈkɪtʃɪnə
larcener
ˈlɑːsɪnə
mediciner
ˈmɛdsɪnə
minor
ˈmaɪnə
parcener
ˈpɑːsɪnə
Polyxena
pɒˈlɪksɪnə
Porsena
ˈpɔːsɪnə
rana
ˈreɪnə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SINNER

sink tidy
sink unit
sinkable
sinkage
sinker
sinkhole
Sinkiang-Uighur Autonomous Region
sinking
sinking fund
sinky
sinless
sinlessly
sinlessness
sinned
sinnet
sinning
sinningia
Sino-Soviet
Sino-Tibetan
sinoatrial

WORDS THAT END LIKE SINNER

a dog´s dinner
award-winner
banner
beginner
breadwinner
candlelight dinner
Christmas dinner
do like a dinner
finner
ginner
like a dog´s dinner
medal-winner
money-spinner
pinner
potluck dinner
prizewinner
salad spinner
skinner
thinner
TV dinner
winner

Synonyms and antonyms of sinner in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SINNER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sinner» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sinner

Translation of «sinner» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SINNER

Find out the translation of sinner to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sinner from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sinner» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

罪人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pecador
570 millions of speakers

English

sinner
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पापी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آثم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

грешник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pecador
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পাপী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pécheur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orang berdosa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sünder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

罪人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

죄인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dosa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tội nhân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாவி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पापी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

günahkâr
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

peccatore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

grzesznik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

грішник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

păcătos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αμαρτωλός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sondaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

synd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

synder
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sinner

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SINNER»

The term «sinner» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.790 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SINNER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sinner

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10 QUOTES WITH «SINNER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sinner.
1
Archibald Alexander
God is not glorified in any transaction upon earth so much as in the conversion of a sinner.
2
Saint Ambrose
God, who preferred the correction rather than the death of a sinner, did not desire that a homicide be punished by the exaction of another act of homicide.
3
Brigitte Bardot
They may call me a sinner, but I am at peace with myself.
4
Aphra Behn
There is no sinner like a young saint.
5
Saint Bernard
The impudence of the sinner displeases God as much as the modesty of the penitent gives him pleasure.
6
David Brainerd
I am an old sinner; and if God had designed mercy for me, he would have called me home to himself before now.
7
John Bunyan
One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
8
Bernard of Clairvaux
I was made a sinner by deriving my being from Adam; I am made just by being washed in the blood of Christ and not by Christ's 'words and example.'
9
DeWitt Clinton
The sinner will not confess, nor will the priest receive his confession, if the veil of secrecy is removed.
10
Christopher Columbus
I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SINNER»

Discover the use of sinner in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sinner and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Holy Sinner
First published in 1951, The Holy Sinner explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life--the origins of evil and evil's connection with magic.
Thomas Mann, 1951
2
Sinner: The Catholic Guy's Funny, Feeble Attempts to Be a ...
In the pages of "Sinner" youll read about: Linos adventures in the confessional; A host of characters who make Linos Catholic faith more challenging; Why Lino is still single; Linos take on suffering.
Lino Rulli, 2011
3
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner: ...
Liquid Metal brings together 'seminal' essays that have opened up the study of science fiction to serious critical interrogation.
James Hogg, Peter Garside, 2002
4
The Sinner: Rizzoli & Isles
JUDGEMENT DAY IS COMING .
Tess Gerritsen, 2010
5
Sinner's Creed
In Sinner's Creed, Scott shares his story for the first time—from his fundamentalist upbringing, the rise and fall of CREED, and his ongoing battle with addiction, the rediscovery of his faith, and the launch of his solo career.
Scott Stapp, 2012
6
In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner
Two bodies - the corpses of a young man and woman - are discovered in the middle of a pre-historic stone circle in Derbyshire.
Elizabeth George, 2009
7
Highland Sinner
Praise for the Novels of Hannah Howell "Howell offers readers another captivating tale." --Booklist "Another wonderful story filled with adventure, emotion, and laughter." --Romantic Times
Hannah Howell, 2008
8
The Sinner and the Saint Remix "PARADISE"
The Sinner and the Saint Remix: PARADISE is a dark comedy starring two unlikely individuals who find themselves fighting their way out of a strip club massacre in Hollywood, only to end up deeper within a plot to take over the Earth.
Danny Hirajeta, 2007
9
The Sinner and the Amnesiac: The Rabbinic Invention of ...
This is a detailed study of two intriguing figures in early rabbinic literature, shown to be products of the literary creativity of rabbinic storytellers who convey a particular ideology through the image of the rabbinic heroes they portray ...
Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Bertrand Badie, 2000
10
Never the Sinner: A Play
Cast size: medium.
John Logan, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SINNER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sinner is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'A Sinner in Mecca': Hot Docs Review
A Sinner in Mecca is a suitably messy mix of the gritty and the surreal, the wrenching and the transcendent, from the midst of the trek to Islam's holiest site. «Hollywood Reporter, May 15»
2
Parvez Sharma, 'A Sinner In Mecca'
In A Sinner In Mecca Sharma undertakes the Hajj to Islam's most sacred Al-Masjid al-Haram mosque and secretly films the pilgrimage, fully aware of the ... «Screen International, Apr 15»
3
From saint to sinner - can Casillas save his Madrid career?
Once a saint, now a sinner, Iker Casillas is losing his reputation as a born winner. Real Madrid's much-maligned goalkeeping great gained fame for his divine ... «Goal.com, Mar 15»
4
'Lord, have mercy on me, a sinner'
Lord, have mercy on me, a sinner. It is the foundational Christian prayer and, for most of us, it might and even should be the last prayer we speak before crossing ... «National Catholic Reporter, Feb 15»
5
Drowning Pool Announce Second Leg of 'Sinner' Unlucky 13th …
Drowning Pool are digging into past glories by saluting their breakout album Sinner, and they're having such a great time in doing so that a second leg has been ... «Loudwire, Feb 15»
6
Sinner proposes ND rail safety committee; PSC member says it's …
George Sinner of Fargo said the committee he's proposing under Senate Bill 2293 would be proactive in identifying problem spots and also provide a forum for ... «INFORUM, Jan 15»
7
George Sinner Loses To Kevin Cramer In 2014 North Dakota House …
Democrat George Sinner lost to incumbent Kevin Cramer (R) in Tuesday's midterm election race to represent North Dakota's at-large district in Congress. «Huffington Post, Nov 14»
8
George Sinner campaign polls nonexistent registered ND voters
SKETCHY SAMPLE: State Senator George Sinner, a Democrat running for North Dakota's at-large House seat, has relesaed polling sampling registered voters ... «Watchdog.org, Oct 14»
9
Drowning Pool Announce Unlucky 13th Anniversary 'Sinner' Tour
Drowning Pool will celebrate the 13th anniversary of their debut album 'Sinner,' with a 20-date fall trek kicking off in October. The unLUCKy 13th Anniversary ... «Loudwire, Sep 14»
10
Democrat Sinner tries for upset in a GOP state
George B. Sinner is challenging freshman Rep. Kevin Cramer in a Republican-leaning state where GOP incumbents rarely encounter difficulty in keeping their ... «Washington Times, Sep 14»

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