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 ?
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.
Any culpability which had been imputed to him for negligence and irregularity was removed by the resolution.
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.
Stephen Guest had not married her; which came to the same thing, so far as her culpability was concerned.
Yesterday a barrister for the Director of Public Prosecutions told the Court of Appeal the sentence did not reflect the gravity of Kelly's culpability and the harm he had caused.
On September 9, 2015, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates distributed Department of Justice (DOJ) guidance articulating new standards to assess employee, officer or director culpability for corporate wrongdoing.
They approach this by considering both the harm caused to the victim and the culpability of the guilty party.
It was planned, it was persistent, it was dishonest from the outset and, significantly aggravating the culpability of both, persisted into a second fraudulent application.
The new legislation includes a rationale for imposing fines based on three main factors - culpability, harm and size of the responsible organisation - ensuring a level playing field for all.
Therefore, I do hope that the BJP government, once it gets sworn in, would raise the question of the slow pace of the 26/11 trials, which has been troubling them and the culpability of people in Pakistan.
The aforesaid four players ( Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and Amit Singh) of IPL team, Rajasthan Royals, having been found guilty by the BCCI of violation of the BCCI Anti- Corruption Code for Participants, it would be incumbent on the BCCI to initiate proceedings to ascertain the culpability of the concerned franchisee in this matter under the Operational Rules and to award such sanctions as may be deemed appropriate.