in·​cul·​pa·​ble (ˌ)in-ˈkəl-pə-bəl How to pronounce inculpable (audio)
: free from guilt : blameless

Examples of inculpable in a Sentence

you may not have started the ugly rumor, but you helped to spread it, so you're hardly inculpable
Recent Examples on the Web Rats are reviled but resilient, dangerous but inculpable. Oliver Whang, New York Times, 27 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inculpable was in the 15th century

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“Inculpable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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