culpability

[ kuhl-puh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌkʌl pəˈbɪl ɪ ti /
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noun

guilt or blame that is deserved; blameworthiness.
Sometimes cul·pa·ble·ness.

Origin of culpability

Related formsnon·cul·pa·bil·i·ty, noun

Definition for culpabilities (2 of 2)

culpable

[ kuhl-puh-buhl ]
/ ˈkʌl pə bəl /

adjective

deserving blame or censure; blameworthy.

Origin of culpable

1275–1325; Middle English < Latin culpābilis, equivalent to culpā(re) to hold liable (derivative of culpa blame) + -bilis -ble; replacing Middle English coupable < Middle French < Latin as above
SYNONYMS FOR culpable
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Examples from the Web for culpabilities

  • But Miss Piggy persevered, transforming her culpabilities into a successful career and becoming an icon to countless generations.

    Miss Piggy Leans In|Erin Cunningham|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for culpabilities

culpable

/ (ˈkʌlpəbəl) /

adjective

deserving censure; blameworthy
Derived Formsculpability or culpableness, nounculpably, adverb

Word Origin for culpable

C14: from Old French coupable, from Latin culpābilis, from culpāre to blame, from culpa fault
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