inculpability


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Noun1.inculpability - a state of innocenceinculpability - a state of innocence      
innocence - a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense; "the trial established his innocence"
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46) This is an important and necessary qualification to the council's (and my own) salvific optimism: inculpability is by no means a foregone conclusion, and must not simply be taken for granted.
As such, inculpability becomes far more complicated.
However, Atwood's additional casting of doubt on the a priori inculpability of women, (32) and more broadly on the notion of Canada as a "goody-goody land of idealists" ("Just Looking" 122), signals the complexity and culpability that lies beneath the surface of gender conventions and national narratives.