Examples of culpable in a Sentence
They held her culpable for the accident.
He's more culpable than the others because he's old enough to know better.
Origin and Etymology of culpable
Middle English coupable, from Anglo-French cupable, culpable, from Latin culpabilis, from culpare to blame, from culpa guilt
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of culpable
CULPABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of culpable for English Language Learners
: deserving blame : guilty of doing something wrong
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