blamable

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adjective blam·able \ ˈblā-mə-bəl \

Definition of blamable

:deserving blame :reprehensible

blamably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of blamable in a Sentence

  1. an honest mistake is hardly a blamable offense

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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