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blameless

[bleym-lis]
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adjective
  1. free from or not deserving blame; guiltless: a blameless child.
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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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blameless

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

adj.

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

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