culpable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English culpable, from Old French culpable, from Latin culpabilis (blameworthy), from culpare (to blame, condemn), from culpa (fault, crime, mistake)

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Adjective[edit]

culpable (comparative more culpable, superlative most culpable)

  1. Meriting condemnation, censure or blame, especially as something wrong, harmful or injurious; blameworthy.
    I am culpable for stealing your money.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin culpabilis, equivalent to culpar +‎ -able.

Adjective[edit]

culpable m, f (masculine and feminine plural culpables)

  1. guilty; culpable

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin culpabilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

culpable m, f (plural culpables)

  1. guilty
  2. culpable

Noun[edit]

culpable m, f (plural culpables)

  1. culpable person

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