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blameworthy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of blameworthy

  1. deserving reproach or blame we were all equally blameworthy, whether we had openly approved the free-speech restrictions or simply kept quiet about them Synonyms of blameworthy blamable, censurable, culpable, reprehensible, reproachable Words Related to blameworthy bad, guilty, sinful, wicked; foolish, irresponsible, reckless; amerciable, chargeable, disciplinable, impeachable, indictable, punishable; criminal, illegal, illicit, unlawful; illegitimate, improper, wrongful Phrases at fault Near Antonyms of blameworthy flawless, perfect, pure; guiltless, innocent Antonyms of blameworthy blameless, faultless, impeccable, irreproachable

Synonym Discussion of blameworthy

blameworthy, blamable, guilty, culpable mean deserving reproach or punishment. blameworthy and blamable apply to any degree of reprehensibility.
    • conduct adjudged blameworthy
    • an accident for which no one is blamable
guilty implies responsibility for or consciousness of crime, sin, or, at the least, grave error or misdoing.
    • guilty of a breach of etiquette
culpable is weaker than guilty and is likely to connote malfeasance or errors of ignorance, omission, or negligence.
    • culpable neglect


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