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blamable

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adjective blam·able \ˈblā-mə-bəl\

Definition of blamable

  1. :  deserving blame :  reprehensible

blam·ably play \-blē\ adverb


Examples of blamable

  1. <an honest mistake is hardly a blamable offense>



14th Century

First Known Use of blamable

14th century

Synonym Discussion of blamable

blameworthy, blamable, guilty, culpable mean deserving reproach or punishment. blameworthy and blamable apply to any degree of reprehensibility <conduct adjudged blameworthy> <an accident for which no one is blamable>. guilty implies responsibility for or consciousness of crime, sin, or, at the least, grave error or misdoing <guilty of a breach of etiquette>. culpable is weaker than guilty and is likely to connote malfeasance or errors of ignorance, omission, or negligence <culpable neglect>.

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