PRONUNCIATION: (sin-uh-STER-uh-tee)

MEANING: noun:
1. Left-handedness.
2. Skillfulness in the use of the left hand.
3. Awkwardness or clumsiness.
4. Evilness, unluckiness, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin sinister (left, left hand, unlucky). Earliest documented use: 1623. Some related words are ambisinistrous/ambisinister (clumsy with both hands) and dexterous.

SIN IS VERITY - Evil is Truth

MINISTERITY - the office of Church leadership

SINISTER? I TRY - it isn't easy being scary and evil and threatening...