from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Deserving blame; reprehensible.
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- adj. Deserving blame or censure; reprehensible.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Deserving blame; culpable; reprehensible.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Deserving blame; censurable; culpable; reprehensible.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
They agreed that Obama's inability to produce a strong recovery - since Bush, however blameworthy, is not on the ballot - would prove decisive next Tuesday.
The most "blameworthy" party is George W. Bush, and his administration.
I am not meaning to imply that there was any kind of blameworthy insincerity in this.
The inquiry found Lt.Gen. Awadesh Prakash and Lt.Gen. P.K. Rath 'blameworthy', said an official, not divulging further details.
Oaths are only meaningful, and it is only morally blameworthy to violate them, if they are freely given.
“Calls for violence against homosexuals” would be a sign of extremism, no doubt, but is it equally pernicious to argue that homosexual acts are morally blameworthy?
Nor did they consider whether the alleged activities would in fact be blameworthy.
That such compromises get made is neither remarkable nor blameworthy.
But don't we risk the bedrock principle of American justice that a person should be morally blameworthy before we punish him, particularly at a time when prosecutors increasingly have powerful weapons to criminalize business activities that previously were never the subject of criminal enforcement, and cause risk-averse executives to cut their losses and plead guilty to lesser offenses?
He noted that this illness does not always arise from an avoidable and thus blameworthy personal choice:
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