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  1. venial

    • IPA[ˈviːnɪəl]

    英式

    • adj.
      denoting a sin that is not regarded as depriving the soul of divine grace;(of a fault or offence) slight and pardonable.
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    • 1. denoting a sin that is not regarded as depriving the soul of divine grace we cannot prevent ourselves sometimes from dreaming of performing venial if not mortal sins everything I've disclosed up to now can be seen as venial
    • (of a fault or offence) slight and pardonable.
    • n.
      (in Roman Catholicism) a relatively slight sin that that does not entail damnation of the soul: she lost her patience, a venial sin she must report later to Father Damien

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    • IPA[ˈvēnēəl]

    美式

    • adj.
      denoting a sin that is not regarded as depriving the soul of divine grace: we cannot prevent ourselves sometimes from dreaming of performing venial if not mortal sins everything I've disclosed up to now can be seen as venial

    Oxford American Dictionary