- guilt or blame that is deserved; blameworthiness.
Origin of culpability
Examples from the Web for culpability
Who best dealt with their culpability and crimes during the war?Out of the Ruins of the Second World War
October 27, 2013
In the Bulger saga, culpability within the criminal-justice system spreads far and wide.Whitey Bulger’s Defense to Reveal Widespread FBI Complicity
July 30, 2013
It is the burglar who bears the culpability for walking through an unlocked door, not the homeowner.How Social Scientists, and the Rest of Us, Got Seduced By a Good Story
April 30, 2013
Beyond the issue of job loss, the larger problem of culpability looms.
The person who engages in the risky business bears the burden of culpability.
As if the estrangement between them had come of any culpability of hers.A Tale of Two Cities
They told all we wanted to know, and your culpability is the result.The Regent's Daughter
Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
The culpability of neglect and omission may justly condemn the soul.The Vitality of Mormonism--Brief Essays
James E. Talmage
After giving him fully to understand his culpability in the matter, we parted.Opium Eating
As it was, they knew that no matter how great their culpability, they could get off with slight loss.King Coal
Word Origin and History for culpability
1670s, from Late Latin culpabilitas "guilt, culpability," from Latin culpabilis (see culpable).