(n.) = sin ; wrongdoing. Ex: Books were kept for historical records of deeds done by the inhabitants: their worthy acts as well as their sins. Ex: His doctrine that even venial wrongdoing is worse than any natural calamity implies that we ought to refrain from such wrongdoing even if calamity results. ---- * Ciudad del Pecado = Sin City. * cometer un pecado = commit + sin ; sin. * pecado mortal = deadly sin ; mortal sin. * pecado no expiado = unatoned sin. * pecado original, el = original sin, the. * pecado venial = venial sin. * siete pecados capitales, los = seven deadly sins, the. * siete pecados mortales, los = seven deadly sins, the. * vivir en (el) pecado = live in + sin. (v.) = sin. Ex: Some men, by continual sinning, sear even the conscience as with a hot iron, so that it becomes dead and past feeling. ---- * pecar de = suffer from + a curse ; be guilty of ; err + on the side of. * pecar de precaución = err + on the side of caution.