Up to this time I have been culpably weak, and it is no use now to act in an opposite direction.
And they that think it culpably defective in phrase, aptness, or elegancy of style.
I have been culpably foolish; but I will not damage his future.'
I know of no others; but there may be many that I am culpably ignorant of.
But I think that, in this business, the police have been culpably supine.
This behaviour of Sir Nicholas' was of course most culpably indiscreet.
Heaven, I hope, will some time grant me the power to compensate yon for all that I have culpably or innocently made you suffer.
They are culpably blind who mistake the creature for the Creator.
That many whose education and position in life are culpably criminal on these points, is no excuse for your short-comings.
It is a fact that Brandon was always impulsive and culpably careless about himself.
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.