bloodguilty

[ bluhd-gil-tee ]
/ ˈblʌdˌgɪl ti /

adjective

guilty of murder or bloodshed.

Origin of bloodguilty

First recorded in 1590–1600; blood(shed) + guilty

Related forms

blood·guilt, blood·guilt·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for blood guilt

blood guilt


noun

guilt of murder or shedding blood

Derived Forms

blood-guilty, adjectiveblood-guiltiness, noun
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