Feature Word: Sin

Definition:

estrangement from god

Description:

Most people think that the word ‘sin’ means that one has done a deed that is evil. The word arose from the Greeks, who used the term when an archer has missed his mark.
So, in essence, the word “sin” just means: “one has missed the mark.”

Source:

I heard about the origin of the word ' sin ' on a lecture tape by Marianne Williamson who is a famous metaphysics writer.

Chauvinistic

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Definition:

a man who treats women with little respect.

Description:

Chauvin was a soldier in the French Army during Napoleon’s time. He was know as the most nationalistic soldier in the French army.
People began to associate his name with nationalism and patriotism.
The Americans later used the term to describe the snobby French who believed that their country was better than others.
It eventually was perverted to the meaning today.

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