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- noun In Christian theology, the condition of sin that marks all humans as a result of Eve's and Adam's first act of disobedience.
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- noun Christianity The state of sin, present in each
humanat birth, that is a direct result of Adam's disobedienceto God.
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- noun a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam
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