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culpability

[kuhl-puh-bil-i-tee]
noun
  1. guilt or blame that is deserved; blameworthiness.
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Sometimes cul·pa·ble·ness.

Origin of culpability

Related formsnon·cul·pa·bil·i·ty, noun
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Word Origin and History for non-culpability

culpability

n.

1670s, from Late Latin culpabilitas "guilt, culpability," from Latin culpabilis (see culpable).

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