from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. In Christian theology, the condition of sin that marks all humans as a result of Adam's first act of disobedience.
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- n. The state of sin, present in each human at birth, that is a direct result of Adam's disobedience to God.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the first sin of Adam, as related to its consequences to his descendants of the human race; -- called also total depravity. See Calvinism.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam
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