blood guilt

  1. guilt of murder or shedding blood

Derived forms of blood guilt

  • blood-guilty, adjective
  • blood-guiltiness, noun

Words Nearby blood guilt

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How to use blood guilt in a sentence

  • In cities like Naples blood guilt could be atoned for at an inconceivably low rate.

    Folkways | William Graham Sumner
  • There is a curse laid on this soil, because blood-guilt attaches to it and because it is ill-gotten.

  • If you accept the principle at all, you must accept with it the blood-guilt of innocent men.

  • Upon them rests the blood-guilt for this dreadful catastrophe which has befallen the world.

    Right Above Race | Otto Hermann Kahn
  • Some of these men had known the inside of the penitentiary; some were not without blood-guilt.

    Our Southern Highlanders | Horace Kephart