Origin of culpable
Examples from the Web for culpable
How culpable are sites like Facebook, Google, and Apple in aiding potential spying, and the loss of privacy?
Russia should be regarded as culpable if separatists brought down this plane.Why Was Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Flying Through a War Zone?|Clive Irving|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But looking over decades of celebrity shots provokes a startling revelation: we're culpable too.Exposed: Paparazzi vs. the Stars Over the Past 50 Years|Sarah Moroz|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Moreover, American political figures who have proudly associated with The Family and with Rick Warren are culpable as well.Hillary, ‘The Family,’ and Uganda’s Anti-Gay Christian Mafia|Sally Kohn|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in November 2011, a DC district court judge ruled that both Iran and Sudan were culpable for the 1998 embassy bombings.
Why should it be culpable to steal from a resident, and laudable to do the same thing with a stranger?
Prompted by a culpable ambition, he increased Napoleon's confidence, by exaggerating the force of his division.History of the Expedition to Russia|Count Philip de Segur
As for caring for her still, that's culpable folly, I consider, and injustice too.Into the Highways and Hedges|F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
I would not do anything which in the eye of the world, might render me culpable.The Autobiography of Madame Guyon|Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
Among those who do undoubtedly profit by Christs work there is a lamentable and culpable lack of interest in His person.
British Dictionary definitions for culpable
Word Origin for culpable
Word Origin and History for culpable
late 13c., coupable, from Old French coupable (12c., Modern French coupable), from Latin culpabilis "worthy of blame," from culpare "to blame," from culpa "crime, fault, blame, guilt, error." English (and for a time French) restored the first Latin -l- in later Middle Ages.