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blame

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blame

  1. 1 responsibility for wrongdoing or failure willingly accepted the blame for not seeing that the kitchen was properly cleaned Synonyms of blame culpability, fault, guilt, onus, rap Words Related to blame blameworthiness, complicity, guiltiness, sinfulness; accusation, censure, condemnation, denunciation, finger-pointing, reproach; regret, remorse, self-reproach, shame Antonyms of blame blamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, innocence

  2. 2 the state of being held as the cause of something that needs to be set right blame for the school's poor performance in standardized tests was attributed to several factors Synonyms of blame responsibility, fault, liabilityWords Related to blame accountability, answerability


blame

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blame

  1. to express one's unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of more concerned with pleasing audiences, the playwright has always claimed to be indifferent to whether critics praise his comedies or blame them without mercy Synonyms of blame criticize, censure, condemn, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], dispraise, fault, knock, pan, reprehend, slag [chiefly British]Words Related to blame skewer, tweak; assail, attack, blast, clobber, slam, slash; nick (at), snipe (at); beef, bellyache, bitch, carp, cavil, complain, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grouse, growl, grumble, kick, kvetch, moan, murmur, mutter, niggle, quibble, whine; admonish, chide, drub, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove; berate, castigate, crucify, excoriate, flay, gibbet, hammer, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lash, pillory, scold, upbraid; bad-mouth, belittle, decry, deride, discommend, disparage, put downNear Antonyms of blame approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), recommend, sanctionAntonyms of blame extol (also extoll), laud, praise


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