Definitions

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  • adj. Not sinful.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sinful

Examples

  • The operation of the elevator was unsinful and, save for the shock to Duke's nervous system, it was harmless; but Penrod could not possibly have brought himself to exhibit it in the presence of his mother or any other grown person in the world.

    Penrod

  • They are far from unsinful, but they will nevertheless, I am sure, not _begin_ with the avowal "that there is no health in them"; they will not sing "that they are weary of earth and laden with their sins."

    Thoughts on religion at the front

  • His own experience had been richly varied and practically unlimited in its opportunities for pleasure, sinful or unsinful indulgence, mitigated or unmitigated wickedness, the gathering of strange knowledge, and the possible ignoring of all dull boundaries.

    The Head of the House of Coombe

  • Suffering and pain are indeed means of educative chastening for man as sinful, but for the unsinful their presence would be the reversing of all moral order.

    Christian Ethics. Volume II.���Pure Ethics.

  • 'Yes!' says Christ, 'not because man was so great, not because man was so valuable in comparison with the rest of creation -- he was but one amongst ninety-nine unfallen and unsinful -- but because he was so wretched, because he was so small, because he had gone so far away from God; _therefore_, the seeking love came after him, and would draw him to itself.'

    Expositions of Holy Scripture : St. Matthew Chaps. IX to XXVIII

  • The matter was argued from the pulpit of every sect: mountebanks, Capuchins, and dog-doctors, made it their theme; while the lawyers, after having taken the depositions of the nun and the father, and confronted them with each other, wrote folio volumes concerning the sinful and unsinful chances of the dream.

    Faust's Leben, Thaten und Höllenfahrt. English

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