Need another word that means the same as “sinner”? Find 5 synonyms and 30 related words for “sinner” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Sinner” are: evildoer, wrongdoer, transgressor, offender, criminal
Sinner as a Noun
Definitions of "Sinner" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “sinner” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A person who transgresses against divine law by committing an immoral act or acts.
- A person who sins (without repenting.
Synonyms of "Sinner" as a noun (5 Words)
|criminal||Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime.|
These men are dangerous criminals.
|evildoer||A person who commits profoundly immoral and wicked deeds.|
His concept of justice demanded vengeance against evildoers.
|offender||A person or thing that does something wrong or causes problems.|
An institution for young offenders.
|transgressor||Someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or command.|
The way of transgressors is hard.
|wrongdoer||A person who behaves illegally or dishonestly; an offender.|
They need to punish wrongdoers.
Usage Examples of "Sinner" as a noun
- God forgives repentant sinners.
Associations of "Sinner" (30 Words)
|apologetic||Constituting a formal defence or justification of a theory or doctrine.|
An apologetic manner.
|atone||Turn away from sin or do penitence.|
A human sacrifice to atone for the sin.
|atonement||The reconciliation of God and mankind through Jesus Christ.|
He submitted his resignation as an act of atonement.
|compunction||A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed.|
They used their tanks without compunction.
|confess||Of a priest listen to the confession of.|
I could not confess all my sins to the priest.
|confession||The religious body or Church sharing a confession of faith.|
He signed a confession to both the murders.
|confessor||A person who makes a confession.|
She sent for her confessor because she was in mortal sin.
|contrite||Feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong.|
A contrite tone.
|contrition||Sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation.|
To show contrition for his crime he offered to do community service.
|convict||A person who has been convicted of a criminal offense.|
The thieves were convicted of the robbery.
|culprit||Someone who perpetrates wrongdoing.|
The car s front nearside door had been smashed in but the culprits had fled.
|expiate||Make amends for.|
Their sins must be expiated by sacrifice.
|forgive||Stop blaming or grant forgiveness.|
I ll never forgive David for the way he treated her.
|guilty||Culpable of or responsible for a specified wrongdoing.|
He was found guilty of manslaughter.
|impenitent||Not penitent or remorseful.|
|penance||Impose a penance on.|
He had done public penance for those hasty words.
|penitence||The action of feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentance.|
A public display of penitence.
|penitent||A person who repents their sins and (in the Christian Church) seeks forgiveness from God.|
A penitent expression.
|penitential||Showing or constituting penance.|
Wrote a penitential letter apologizing for her hasty words.
|regret||Express with regret.|
I always regretted that I never trained.
|regretful||Feeling or showing regret.|
He sounded regretful but pointed out that he had committed himself.
|remorse||A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed.|
They were filled with remorse and shame.
|remorseful||Feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses.|
The defendant was remorseful for what he had done.
|repent||Feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about.|
I repent me of all I did.
|repentance||Remorse for your past conduct.|
Each person who turns to God in genuine repentance and faith will be saved.
|repentant||Expressing or feeling sincere regret and remorse; remorseful.|
He is truly repentant for his incredible naivety and stupidity.
|rue||European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy.|
She might live to rue this impetuous decision.
|rueful||Feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses.|
She gave a rueful grin.
The man scrupled to perjure himself.
|unrepentant||Not penitent or remorseful.|
He was unrepentant and said that his comments were completely accurate.