blamable

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

Definition of blamable

: deserving blame : reprehensible

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from blamable

blamably \ ˈblā-​mə-​blē How to pronounce blamably (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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about blamable

Time Traveler for blamable

Time Traveler

The first known use of blamable was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Statistics for blamable

Cite this Entry

“Blamable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blamable. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on blamable

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for blamable

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with blamable

Spanish Central: Translation of blamable

Nglish: Translation of blamable for Spanish Speakers

Comments on blamable

What made you want to look up blamable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A More Exception(al) Quiz

  • hot dog  hot dog  hot dog  hot dog cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!