- deserving blame; blameful: a blameworthy administration.
Origin of blameworthy
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Examples from the Web for blameworthy
But she was not altogether so blameworthy as she may have appeared.David Elginbrod
Liability is said to arise out of such conduct as would be blameworthy in him.The Common Law
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
For this disaster Gordon held the officers, and not the men, to be blameworthy.The Life of Gordon, Volume I
Demetrius Charles Boulger
To doubt is not necessarily a fault, but to continue in doubt is blameworthy.
I pitied him sincerely, mistaken, if not blameworthy, as he had been.
- deserving disapproval or censure
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Word Origin and History for blameworthy
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