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blameable

[bley-muh-buh l] /ˈbleɪ mə bəl/
adjective
1.
Related forms
blameably, adverb

blamable

or blameable

[bley-muh-buh l] /ˈbleɪ mə bəl/
adjective
1.
deserving blame; censurable.
Origin of blamable
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at blame, -able
Related forms
blamably, adverb
nonblamable, adjective
nonblamableness, noun
nonblamably, adverb
unblamable, adjective
unblamableness, noun
unblamably, adverb
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Examples from the Web for blameable
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  • That meant, 'My turning aside to you originally was the blameable thing.'

  • It was a drunken quarrel, where one was as blameable as the other.

  • One other matter yet remains in which your procedure as questioner may be blameable.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Shall that be blameable in me, which is commendable veracity and constancy in others?

    Eikon Basilike King Charles I (Stuart)
  • It cannot be to blame for both, and, indeed, it is blameable for neither.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • That which seems to you so blameable is the necessity of the moment.

    The Lesser Bourgeoisie Honore de Balzac
  • I will only leave you to judge if his Inclination to Peace is blameable.

  • She blamed herself till I could no longer think her blameable.

    Leonora Maria Edgeworth
  • A questionable most blameable man; yet to us the far notablest of all.

    The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle
  • I have no doubt that his conduct may in many instances have been blameable.

    Walter Harland

    Harriet S. Caswell

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