sinfulness etymology

English word sinfulness comes from English sinful, English -ness

Detailed word origin of sinfulness

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sinful English (eng) Constituting a sin; being morally or religiously wrong; wicked; evil.
-ness English (eng) Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being(the adjective)", "the quality of being(the adjective)", or "the measure of being(the adjective)".. Appended to words of other parts of speech to form nouns (often nonce words or terms in philosophy) meaning the state/quality/measure of the idea represented by these words.
sinfulness English (eng) (countable) The result or product of being sinful.. (uncountable) The property of being sinful.

Words with the same origin as sinfulness

Descendants of -ness
awareness cleanliness craziness darkness dizziness emptiness express fondness foolishness happiness highness illness kindness nothingness readiness selfishness shyness strength talent tenderness ugliness unhappiness weakness weirdness willingness