- guilt or blame that is deserved; blameworthiness.
Origin of culpability
- deserving blame or censure; blameworthy.
Origin of culpable
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Examples from the Web for culpabilities
But Miss Piggy persevered, transforming her culpabilities into a successful career and becoming an icon to countless generations.Miss Piggy Leans In
March 23, 2014
- deserving censure; blameworthy
Word Origin and History for culpabilities
1670s, from Late Latin culpabilitas "guilt, culpability," from Latin culpabilis (see culpable).
late 13c., coupable, from Old French coupable (12c., Modern French coupable), from Latin culpabilis "worthy of blame," from culpare "to blame," from culpa "crime, fault, blame, guilt, error." English (and for a time French) restored the first Latin -l- in later Middle Ages.