blameless

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From Middle English blameles, equivalent to blame +‎ -less.

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blameless (comparative more blameless, superlative most blameless)

  1. Free from blame; without fault; innocent
    • 2020, Joel Swanson, “Are anti-Semitism fears stopping Jewish Dems from supporting Bernie Sanders?”, in The Forward:
      And while American Jews do not hold the left blameless, in the age of Trump, we’re a lot more concerned about right-wing anti-Semitism.
    Synonym: guiltless
  2. Not meriting blame or censure; undeserving of reproof.

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