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inculpable

[in-kuhl-puh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. not culpable; blameless; guiltless.
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Origin of inculpable

From the Late Latin word inculpābilis, dating back to 1485–95. See in-3, culpable
Related formsin·cul·pa·bil·i·ty, in·cul·pa·ble·ness, nounin·cul·pa·bly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • Much of the product of industry is assigned to the agents of production mainly on the basis of inculpable possession.

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan


British Dictionary definitions for inculpable

inculpable

adjective
  1. incapable of being blamed or accused; guiltless
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Derived Formsinculpability or inculpableness, nouninculpably, adverb
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