Knowing what human nature is, we cannot wonder at this disposition, culpable as it was.
She referred to her son's culpable connection with Baroness Duvillard.
I don't believe the police have been culpable; they have only been faint-hearted.
And as there were some murmurs at this remark; "Culpable, I repeat the word," he continued.
De Chemerant, you are as culpable as this ...