Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Free of blame or guilt; innocent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not meriting blame or censure; without fault; undeserving of reproof; innocent; guiltless: as, “the blameless Indians,”
  • Synonyms Faultless, irreproachable, unimpeachable, unsullied, spotless, stainless, unblemished.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Free from blame; without fault; innocent; guiltless; -- sometimes followed by of.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Free from blame; without fault; innocent; guiltless.
  • adjective Not meriting blame or censure; undeserving of reproof.

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

  • adjective free of guilt; not subject to blame

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

blame +‎ -less

Examples

  • There were other siblings involved but they will remain blameless as they were just being nice.

    One of these days…

  • The one action for which I cannot hold Administration officials blameless is their distortion of intelligence estimates when making the public case for going to war.

    Spies, Lies, and Weapons: What Went Wrong

  • There were other siblings involved but they will remain blameless as they [...]

    One of these days… » 2004 » January » 19

  • The one action for which I cannot hold Administration officials blameless is their distortion of intelligence estimates when making the public case for going to war.

    Spies, Lies, and Weapons: What Went Wrong

  • "How can you take pleasure, whenever it is possible, in casting such slurs upon a woman, whom but yesterday you called blameless, charming, peerless?"

    Cleopatra — Volume 01

  • "How can you take pleasure, whenever it is possible, in casting such slurs upon a woman, whom but yesterday you called blameless, charming, peerless?"

    Cleopatra — Volume 01

  • "How can you take pleasure, whenever it is possible, in casting such slurs upon a woman, whom but yesterday you called blameless, charming, peerless?"

    Cleopatra — Complete

  • "How can you take pleasure, whenever it is possible, in casting such slurs upon a woman, whom but yesterday you called blameless, charming, peerless?"

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • "How can you take pleasure, whenever it is possible, in casting such slurs upon a woman, whom but yesterday you called blameless, charming, peerless?"

    Cleopatra — Volume 01

  • My position isn't that GRRM is 'blameless' - on the contrary I have said several times the PR/communication side of things could have been better-handled - but that the decisions taken each step of the way have generally been taken for the best of reasons.

    Wertzone Classics: A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin

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