Definitions for "Original Sin"
Keywords:  adam, sin, eve, eden, guilt
The sin each person has passed down to him from Adam because of his sin in the Garden of Eden (Genesis, Chapter 3)
" Fallen man's natural sinfulness, the hereditary depravity and corruption of human nature because of Adam's fall." That is, Adam and Eve's transgression when they ate of the forbidden fruit opened a gulf between God and humanity. Pollution from that sin has been inherited by all of Adam and Eve's descendents to the present day.
The state of alienation from God and one another into which all human beings are born.