from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Deserving of blame; blameworthy. See Synonyms at blameworthy.
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- adj. blameworthy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Faulty; meriting blame.
- adj. Attributing blame or fault; implying or conveying censure; faultfinding; censorious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Meriting blame; reprehensible; faulty; guilty; criminal: as, “blameful thinges,”
- Faultfinding; blaming: as, a blameful look or word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
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Commendable in every way, blameful in none, Finan died as he had lived, true in every smallest way to the traditions of Iona and the holy men from whom he proceeded.
Be discerning, not blameful or judgmental when choosing to withdraw from or set a boundary in a relationship.
The prospect of defeat will make it vicious and blameful.
We suspect these Administration officials and we believe they are blameful even though the government has so far failed to charge them with any crime.
Without being blameful at all, the student asked for guidance on my assignment so s/he'd do better.
Why the gluttony for shameful, blameful punishment?
KING: So Judith, based on that, is no one really blameful?
He had known about it, heard the tearful and increasingly blameful bulletins from Sadie in letters and visits.
Forgive, dear saint! these blameful eyes that flow
But the doctrine usually begins by minimizing the free agency of the individual, playing up the factors of compulsion, either of circumstance or inheritance or of ignorance, as being in themselves chiefly responsible for blameful acts.