blameless

[ bleym-lis ]
/ ˈbleɪm lɪs /

adjective

free from or not deserving blame; guiltless: a blameless child.

Origin of blameless

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at blame, -less
Related formsblame·less·ly, adverbblame·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for blameless

blameless

/ (ˈbleɪmlɪs) /

adjective

free from blame; innocent
Derived Formsblamelessly, adverbblamelessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for blameless

blameless


adj.

late 14c., from blame (n.) + -less. Related: Blamelessly; blamelessness. Seldom-used blameful is recorded from late 14c.

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