blamable

adjective
blam·​able | \ ˈblā-mə-bəl How to pronounce blamable (audio) \

Definition of blamable

: deserving blame : reprehensible

Other Words from blamable

blamably \ ˈblā-​mə-​blē How to pronounce blamable (audio) \ adverb

Choose the Right Synonym for 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

Examples of blamable in a Sentence

an honest mistake is hardly a blamable offense

First Known Use of blamable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Blamable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blamable. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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