Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variant of blamable.

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of blamable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as blameworthy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See blamable, blamableness, blamably.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious

Etymologies

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blame +‎ -able

Examples

  • I, who have valued myself on my abilities! who have often disdained the generous candour of my sister, and gratified my vanity in useless or blameable distrust.

    2009 January « paper fruit

  • «The Remissness of our People in Paying Taxes is highly blameable; the Unwillingness to pay them is still more so.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Public Wants Good Outcomes, Elites and Institutions Should Try to Deliver Them

  • -- I, who have valued myself on my abilities! who have often disdained the generous candour of my sister, and gratified my vanity, in useless or blameable distrust.

    Paul Raushenbush: What Kind of Life Do You Want to Live? Reflections On Graduation Day

  • - I, who have valued myself on my abilities! who have often disdained the generous candour of my sister, and gratified my vanity, in useless or blameable distrust.

    Paul Raushenbush: What Kind of Life Do You Want to Live? Reflections On Graduation Day

  • The issuing of these notes is the blameable part of our conduct, which we have both felt and acknowledged.

    Robert Morris

  • The Remissness of our People in paying Taxes is highly blameable, the Unwillingness to pay them is still more so.

    Robert Morris

  • Cohn was quite ready to explain further Patel's action, which still seemed to him hardly blameable at all.

    Poem About Never Growing Up

  • Not a spotless record for the ethics committee – but, much as the CIA is used by the Bushies as a proxie blame dummy for policies only they wanted to pursue, the ethics committee is being used to deflect blame from the only blameable character here, Wolfowitz. rk Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Yes, Hypocrisy Matters

  • I say I have never much distinguished thee, not because I did not see that in thee which I might well have praised, but because I saw something blameable, which such praises might have made worse.

    The Abbot

  • 'Tis true, indeed, the wicked Vileman my Governante, for her abominable Behaviour, is extreamly blameable; but that would not excuse me, Madam, in the Thoughts of any less charitable Person than your self, who is pleased to disguise my Crimes in the Robes of Youth and Ignorance, and hide them under the Umbrage of unthinking Innocence: Yet they appear to me in too true a Light, for my inward Repose; which brings to my

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

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