blameworthy blameworthy

Definition(s):

  • (adj) deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious

Usage(s):

  1. In effect, the Administration found the steelmakers blameworthy chiefly for the timing of the rise.
  2. The people of Singapore were not especially blameworthy, though they were universally blamed.
  3. The count, of course, is even more blameworthy.

News

  • Sides of gay marriage debate are not even

    In his Oct. 21 letter to the editor, “Tolerance lacking in gay marriage debate,” Pearce Godwin makes the argument that “both sides” are equally blameworthy for the general lack of respect in the gay marriage debate.
    on October 28, 2013     Source: The Daily Tar Heel

Quotes

  1. Delivering an impassioned speech in defence of Ms Harney, Mr Ahern said she "is not the one to blame and not the one who will be found blameworthy" once ongoing investigations are finished.
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Bertie Ahern Source: Irish Times

  2. "Culpable meaning blameworthy," says Donald Findlay QC , who defended Kelly in 2001. "Blameworthy is a standard that the law views as being something more than careless."
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Donald Findlay Source: The Herald

  3. Mary Baker Eddy, who founded the Monitor, wrote, "Remember that man's perfection is real and unimpeachable, whereas imperfection is blameworthy, unreal, and is not brought about by divine Love" ("Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," p.
    on Dec 1, 2008 By: Mary Baker Eddy Source: Christian Science Monitor

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