deadly sins


deadly sins
the seven sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth. Also called seven deadly sins, capital sins.
[1300-50; ME deedly synnes]

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deadly sins,
= seven deadly sins. (Cf.seven deadly sins)

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