Definition of sinfulness:
- evil (part of speech: noun)
vice (part of speech: noun)
- impiety (part of speech: noun)
- "Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man", Marie Conway Oemler.
Now, the sinfulness of this Erastian practice still persisted in, is evident from the Scriptures of truth, where the glorious king of Zion assigns the power of appointing fasts, not to the civil magistrate, but to the spiritual office- bearers in his house.- "Act, Declaration, & Testimony for the Whole of our Covenanted Reformation, as Attained to, and Established in Britain and Ireland; Particularly Betwixt the Years 1638 and 1649, Inclusive", The Reformed Presbytery.
Moreover, Mrs. Baines watched the posts, and she also watched Sophia- she was not the woman to trust to a streak of pure nobility- and she came to be sure that Sophia's sinfulness, if any, was not such as could be weighed in a balance, or collected together by stealth and then suddenly placed before the girl on a charger.- "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.