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adj. guilt·i·er, guilt·i·est
a. Responsible for a reprehensible act; culpable.
b. Law Found to have violated a criminal law by a jury or judge.
c. Deserving blame, as for an error: guilty of misjudgment.
2. Suffering from or prompted by a sense of guilt: a guilty conscience.
3. Suggesting or entailing guilt: a guilty smirk; a guilty secret.

guilt′i·ly adv.
guilt′i·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guiltiness - the state of having committed an offenseguiltiness - the state of having committed an offense
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
bloodguilt - the state of being guilty of bloodshed and murder
complicity - guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense
criminalism, criminality, criminalness - the state of being a criminal
guilt by association - the attribution of guilt (without proof) to individuals because the people they associate with are guilty
impeachability, indictability - the state of being liable to impeachment
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nSchuld f; (of look, smile, silence)Schuldbewusstsein nt
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(gilt) noun
1. a sense of shame. a feeling of guilt.
2. the state of having done wrong. Fingerprints proved the murderer's guilt.
ˈguilty adjective
having, feeling, or causing guilt. The jury found the prisoner guilty; a guilty conscience.
ˈguiltiness noun
ˈguiltily adverb
He looked at his mother guiltily.
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It is the sinfullest thing in the world, to forsake or destitute a plantation once in forwardness; for besides the dishonor, it is the guiltiness of blood of many commiserable persons.
For some days afterward he had an uncomfortable sensation of guiltiness whenever he was in Miss Mason's presence; and once he was positive that he caught her looking at him with a curious, intent gaze, as if studying what manner of man he was.
Day after day she looked fearfully into the child's expanding nature, ever dreading to detect some dark and wild peculiarity that should correspond with the guiltiness to which she owed her being.
"You are thinking what is not true," said Rosamond, in an eager half-whisper, while she was still feeling Dorothea's arms round her-- urged by a mysterious necessity to free herself from something that oppressed her as if it were blood guiltiness.
Oh, the meanness and the guiltiness of the life I am leading now!
For as the one ship that held them all; though it was put together of all contrasting things --oak, and maple, and pine wood; iron, and pitch, and hemp --yet all these ran into each other in the one concrete hull, which shot on its way, both balanced and directed by the long central keel; even so, all the individualities of the crew, this man's valor, that man's fear; guilt and guiltiness, all varieties were welded into oneness, and were all directed to that fatal goal which Ahab their one lord and keel did point to.
Knox said police were under pressure to make an arrest over the "tragic death of her friend", and proceeded to charge her despite having no real proof of her guiltiness.
Guiltiness: Innocents at Risk: Adversary Imbalance, Forensic Science, and the Search for Truth, 38 SETON HALL L.
whose income is not more than RO600 as per the guiltiness set by the
And here his Red Bull team boss Chris Horner has a duty not to shirk the responsibility or shrink back from emphasising his view that Verstappen's wayward guiltiness in carelessly crashing into or baulking should stop.
Yet in the back of my mind, I thought she exemplified guiltiness. The country had created a drama with a villain and a victim.
At the family level, birth of a baby boy is celebrated, while a baby girl birth is a source of guiltiness and misery in many families.