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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Capital Sins

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(Latin: caput, head)

Sometimes called capital sins, are inordinate inclinations or sinful habits, the result of sin. They are called capital, not because they are always grave sins, but because they give rise to various sins. They are:

  • pride,
  • avarice,
  • lust,
  • anger,
  • envy,
  • sloth,
  • gluttony.

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Entry for 'Capital Sins'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/c/capital-sins.html. 1910.

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