inculpable


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in·cul·pa·ble

 (ĭn-kŭl′pə-bəl)
adj.
Free of guilt; blameless.

inculpable

(ɪnˈkʌlpəbəl)
adj
incapable of being blamed or accused; guiltless
inˌculpaˈbility, inˈculpableness n
inˈculpably adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inculpable - free of guiltinculpable - free of guilt; not subject to blame; "has lived a blameless life"; "of irreproachable character"; "an unimpeachable reputation"
clean-handed, guiltless, innocent - free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"
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None of this means the balance of costs and benefits might not be in favor of excusing any individual offender who is inculpable.
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Having demonstrated this view of common sense as following a universal pattern of human knowledge, then, Lonergan goes on to describe bias: be it culpable or inculpable, individual or group, somewhere along the progression bias simply blocks one of the four steps from experience to decision.
What is at all costs to be avoided is the unfounded and demeaning assumption that the sexual behavior of homosexual persons is always and totally compulsive and therefore inculpable.
Moreover, such disruptions reveal how Canadians are not as inculpable as they envision themselves to be and suggest the necessity of keeping constructions of national identity open to renegotiation.
MATT SOKOLOSKI, "Divine Hiddenness and the Challenge of Inculpable Nonbelief.
But there is a further complication: if one is inculpable of sins due to repression, a therapy that overcomes repression will therefore restore culpability when its work is complete.
6, 'The Narrator as Inculpable Artist,' which addresses what are probably nearest to being masterpieces, Kaputt and La pelle, comes nearer the mark, as Malaparte there visibly (if not quite convincingly) assumes the privilege of aesthetic control.
The well-timed mea culpa isn't available, though, to the inculpable.
Equally important in keeping with their purpose, the "bad" women are usually draped around some previously inculpable man whom they have tempted to stray into sin.
Moreover, we intimate from the metonym that the woman is as helpless and inculpable as "the frail bark" in which she rides.
that actions which bring damnation to the worldling may be inculpable in the children of light.