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Deserving of blame.

blame′ful·ly adv.
blame′ful·ness n.


deserving blame; guilty
ˈblamefully adv
ˈblamefulness n


(ˈbleɪm fəl)

deserving blame; blameworthy.
blame′ful•ly, adv.
blame′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blameful - deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injuriousblameful - deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious; "blameworthy if not criminal behavior"; "censurable misconduct"; "culpable negligence"
guilty - responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"


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Unfortunately, examples of overly strong and blameful messages can be found both in the Canadian (27) and international media, (28-36) as well as in public health campaigns both here (37) and abroad.
However, he recalls the willing of his father and the warnings from his uncle, then becomes blameful, and filled with fear, confusion and anguish.
Clementia is, indeed, the fundamental virtue of a just political power, which is violent and revengeful with the most blameful adversaries, but is merciful with people who deserve mercy.
This complicated support network can add significant costs and make problem resolution a confusing, blameful and time-consuming task.
Whereat with blade, with bloody blameful blade, He bravely broach'd his boiling bloody breast").
I never said the captain was all that blameful throwing the chipping hammer.
He merely echoes back the doctor's assertion of helplessness and uncertainty and blameful questioning of what, in fact, he does want.
In his latest visit to South Kordofan, Al-Bashir was vehemently blameful of the SPLM -- both in the South and the North- for anything and everything that went wrong in the country
Bentham's proposals reflect the image of the poor as blameful beings without rights and dignity, whose work force should be used to achieve at least some positive social results.