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peccadillo

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pec=ca=dil=lo

CIDE DICTIONARY

peccadillon. [Sp. pecadillo, dim. of pecado a sin, fr. L. peccatum. See Peccant.].
     A slight trespass or offense; a petty crime; a trifling fault.  Sir W. Scott.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

peccadillo, n. (pl. -oes or -os) a trifling offence; a venial sin.

Etymology
Sp. pecadillo, dimin. of pecado sin f. L (as PECCANT)

THESAURUS

peccadillo

atrocity, blunder, botch, breach, crime, crime against humanity, deadly sin, delinquency, dereliction, enormity, error, evil, failure, fault, faux pas, felony, gaffe, genocide, goof, guilty act, heavy sin, impropriety, indiscretion, inexpiable sin, infraction, iniquity, injury, injustice, lapse, malefaction, malfeasance, malum, minor wrong, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misstep, mistake, mortal sin, nonfeasance, offense, omission, outrage, peccancy, shortcoming, sin, sin of commission, sin of omission, sinful act, slip, stumble, tort, transgression, trespass, trip, unutterable sin, venial sin, violation, wrong

ROGET THESAURUS

peccadillo

Guilt

N guilt, guiltiness, culpability, criminality, criminousness, deviation from rectitude, sinfulness, misconduct, misbehavior, misdoing, misdeed, malpractice, fault, sin, error, transgression, dereliction, delinquency, indiscretion, lapse, slip, trip, faux pas, peccadillo, flaw, blot, omission, failing, failure, break, bad break!, capital crime, delictum, offense, trespass, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misprision, malefaction, malfeasance, malversation, crime, felony, enormity, atrocity, outrage, deadly sin, mortal sin, deed without a name, corpus delicti, guilty, to blame, culpable, peccable, in fault, at fault, censurable, reprehensible, blameworthy, uncommendable, illaudable, weighed in the balance and found wanting, exceptionable, in flagrante delicto, red-handed, in the very act, with one's hand in the cookie jar, cui prodest scelus in fecit, culpam paena premit comes, O would the deed were good!, responsibility prevents crimes se judice nemo noce, so many laws argues so many sins.


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