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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (3)

1. characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin;
- Example: "iniquitous deeds"
- Example: "he said it was sinful to wear lipstick"
- Example: "ungodly acts"
[syn: iniquitous, sinful, ungodly]

2. having committed unrighteous acts;
- Example: "a sinful person"
[syn: sinful, unholy, wicked]

3. far more than usual or expected;
- Example: "an extraordinary desire for approval"
- Example: "it was an over-the-top experience"
[syn: extraordinary, over-the-top, sinful]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sinful \Sin"ful\, a. [AAS. synfull.] Tainted with, or full of, sin; wicked; iniquitous; criminal; unholy; as, sinful men; sinful thoughts. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity. --Isa. i. 4. [1913 Webster] -- Sin"ful*ly, adv. -- Sin"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sinful adj 1: characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin; "iniquitous deeds"; "he said it was sinful to wear lipstick"; "ungodly acts" [syn: iniquitous, sinful, ungodly] 2: having committed unrighteous acts; "a sinful person" [syn: sinful, unholy, wicked] 3: far more than usual or expected; "an extraordinary desire for approval"; "it was an over-the-top experience" [syn: extraordinary, over-the-top, sinful]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

107 Moby Thesaurus words for "sinful": aberrant, abnormal, abominable, amiss, arrant, atrocious, bad, base, black, blamable, blameful, blameworthy, censurable, corrupt, criminal, culpable, damnable, dark, delinquent, demonic, depraved, deviant, disgraceful, evil, evildoing, execrable, felonious, flagitious, flagrant, foul, godless, guilty, hardly the thing, heinous, ignominious, ill, illegal, immoral, impious, improper, inaccurate, inappropriate, inauspicious, incorrect, indecorous, inexpedient, infamous, inferior, iniquitous, invalid, irreligious, irreverent, knavish, low, malefactory, malevolent, malfeasant, monstrous, naughty, nefarious, not done, not the thing, off-base, off-color, out-of-line, peccant, profane, profligate, rank, reprehensible, reprobate, sacrilegious, scandalous, shameful, shameless, sinister, terrible, un-Christly, unangelic, unchristian, undue, unfavorable, unfit, unfitting, unforgivable, ungodly, unhealthy, unholy, unkind, unlawful, unpardonable, unpleasant, unrighteous, unsaintly, unseemly, unskillful, unspeakable, unsuitable, untoward, unworthy, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked, wrong, wrongdoing, wrongful