Definition of blameworthy
: being at fault : deserving blame
Examples of blameworthy in a Sentence
Their failure to adequately inform participants of the risks was morally blameworthy.
we were all equally blameworthy, whether we had openly approved the free-speech restrictions or simply kept quiet about them
Recent Examples of blameworthy from the Web
And yet the court allowed states to try to correct the problem by passing new laws that limited the death penalty to certain types of crimes the state considered most blameworthy.
Isaacson sees Jobs as being hardly more blameworthy, even in his worst moments, than other powerful people.
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BLAMEWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blameworthy for English Language Learners
: deserving blame : bad or wrong
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Definition of blameworthy for Students
: deserving blame
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