seven deadly sins
- plural noun
the sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth; in 2008 supplemented by a further seven sins of polluting, genetic engineering, obscene riches, taking drugs, abortion, paedophilia, and causing social injustice.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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