bloodguilt

noun
blood·​guilt | \ ˈbləd-ˌgilt How to pronounce bloodguilt (audio) \

Definition of bloodguilt

: guilt resulting from bloodshed

Other Words from bloodguilt

bloodguiltiness \ ˈbləd-​ˌgil-​tē-​nəs How to pronounce bloodguiltiness (audio) \ noun
bloodguilty \ ˈbləd-​ˌgil-​tē How to pronounce bloodguilty (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of bloodguilt

1593, in the meaning defined above

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“Bloodguilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bloodguiltiness?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=b&file=bloodg02. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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