blameworthy


blameworthy
I adjective abject, accusable, answerable, arrant, at fault, beneath contempt, blamable, blameful, censurable, chargeable, condemnable, condemnatory, condemned, contemned, contemptible, contemptuous, contumelious, convicted, corrupt, criminal, criminous, criticized, culpable, damnatory, delinquent, deplorable, depraved, despicable, devious, discreditable, discredited, disdainful, dishonorable, disreputable, disrespectable, errant, erring, execrable, flagitious, flagrant, flagrante delicto, found guilty, guilty, ignominious, illaudable, impeachable, in fault, in the wrong, indefensible, indictable, infernal, inglorious, iniquitous, injurious, insalubrious, irremediable, justiciable, liable, liable to prosecution, nefarious, negligent, not honorable, not respectable, not to be recommended, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, of no repute, open to criticism, opprobrious, peccable, peccant, questionable, reprehensible, reprimanded, reproachable, reprobate, reprobative, reprovable, responsible, ribald, scandalous, sentenced, sinister, tainted, transgressing, uncommendable, unjustifiable, unpraiseworthy, unrespected, unrighteous, unvirtuous, unworthy, venal, without defense, woeful, wrong, wrongful II index blameful, contemptible, culpable, delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), disgraceful, guilty, inexcusable, inexpiable, loathsome, notorious, obnoxious, odious, peccable, peccant (culpable), reprehensible, reprobate, sinister, unjustifiable, vicious

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  • blameworthy — blameworthy, guilty, culpable are comparable when they mean deserving reproach and punishment for a wrong, sinful, or criminal act, practice, or condition. One (as a person or his act or work) is blameworthy that deserves blame or criticism and… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Blameworthy — Blame wor thy, a. Deserving blame; culpable; reprehensible. {Blame wor thi*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blameworthy — also blame worthy, late 14c., from BLAME (Cf. blame) (n.) + WORTHY (Cf. worthy) (adj.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • blameworthy — [blām′wʉr΄thē] adj. deserving to be blamed blameworthiness n …   English World dictionary

  • blameworthy — adjective Date: 14th century being at fault ; deserving blame • blameworthiness noun Synonyms: blameworthy, blamable, guilty, culpable mean deserving reproach or punishment. blameworthy and blamable apply to any degree of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blameworthy — blameworthiness, n. /blaym werr dhee/, adj. deserving blame; blameful: a blameworthy administration. [1350 1400; ME; see BLAME, WORTHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • blameworthy — adjective /ˈbleɪmˌwɜː(ɹ).ði/ Deserving blame or censure; reprehensible. Yes, my life has been blameworthy; I confess it. But you know nothing of its temptations. Ant: praiseworthy …   Wiktionary

  • blameworthy — blame|wor|thy [ˈbleımˌwə:ði US ə:r ] adj deserving blame or disapproval ▪ blameworthy conduct …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blameworthy — adjective formal deserving blame or disapproval: blameworthy conduct …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blameworthy — adjective there is no longer any no doubt that Otis is the blameworthy individual Syn: culpable, reprehensible, indefensible, inexcusable, guilty, criminal, delinquent, wrong, evil, wicked; to blame, at fault, reproachable, responsible,… …   Thesaurus of popular words


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