culpability


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cul·pa·ble

 (kŭl′pə-bəl)
adj.
Deserving of blame or censure; blameworthy: "Rajiv's getting remarried without the divorce papers meant that he was equally culpable and that no one would be taking anyone to court" (Samrat Upadhyay).

[Middle English coupable, from Old French, from Latin culpābilis, from culpāre, to blame, from culpa, fault.]

cul′pa·bil′i·ty n.
cul′pa·bly adv.

culpability

1. the condition of blameworthiness, criminality, censurability.
2. Obsolete, guilt. — culpable, adj.
See also: Law
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.culpability - a state of guiltculpability - a state of guilt      
guilt, guiltiness - the state of having committed an offense

culpability

noun blame, responsibility, fault, liability, accountability He added there was clear culpability on the part of the government.

culpability

noun
Responsibility for an error or crime:
Translations
لَوْم، استِحقاقيّة اللوْم
provinění
skyldighedstrafansvarlighed
büntethetõség
saknæmi, sekt
previnenie

culpability

[ˌkʌlpəˈbɪlɪtɪ] N (frm) → culpabilidad f

culpability

[ˌkʌlpəˈbɪlɪti] n (= guilt) → culpabilité f

culpability

n (form)Schuld f

culpable

(ˈkalpəbl) adjective
deserving blame; guilty. She was the one who committed the crime but he was culpable also.
ˌculpaˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
Any culpability which had been imputed to him for negligence and irregularity was removed by the resolution.
Stephen Guest had not married her; which came to the same thing, so far as her culpability was concerned.
No blame attached to me: I am as free from culpability as any one of you three.
As if the estrangement between them had come of any culpability of hers.
Bulstrode, which on the one hand would have inclined her to desire that the mildest view of his character should be the true one, but on the other, made her the more afraid of seeming to palliate his culpability.
Murphys culpability formula as a matter of policy, it has no roots in the law.
Dragging my name into whatever illegal daw na hindi naman illegal will not, ika nga eh, remove his culpability or their culpability.
Hungary is clearly making maximum efforts in the fight against doping in the world of sports, but also says no to the principle of collective culpability, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pter Szijjrt stated at his press conference held on Sunday evening, after he met with Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov before the closing ceremony of the World Aquatic Championships.
In sections on tactics and impacts and corporate culpability, they consider such topics as green marketing as a tool for reducing the environmental footprint of construction, emerging strategies in green marketing within the new sustainability paradigm, the impact of green attributes from suppliers on supply chain performance, the practice of green marketing in organic agriculture in Turkey, eco-friendly culpabilities of modern corporates on ecological marketing, and an overview of electric vehicle technology: a vision towards sustainable transportation.
Arizona, which require culpability for capital punishment of co-felons who do not kill.
13) As I have argued, actual loss serves primarily (though not exclusively) as a proxy for the harm inflicted by a crime, and intended loss serves primarily (though not exclusively) as a proxy for the defendant's culpability, (14) defined in this context as "[m]oral blameworthiness.
But at a sentencing hearing at Teesside Crown Court, a dispute about culpability brought proceedings to an abrupt halt.