Definition for blame

noun as in responsibility


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It turns out there are a number of ways of divvying up the blame.

From Vox

It’s easy to throw blame at university leaders and students for the chaos that schools have already experienced this year.

From Fortune

A law firm preparing the city’s defense has put the blame on environmental contractors.

The Kenyan government also shared blame for being in breach of both environmental and human rights laws within the Kenyan constitution.

From Quartz

This suggests that at least some voters are open to an argument that gives China a significant share of the blame for the pandemic.

If so, he has his silence -- on top of poor judgment -- to blame.

And who can blame them for feeling disenfranchised when they see their efforts dwarfed by the mega donors.

And in so many of these events, the pattern of “blame the victim” was quickly in evidence.

“Most of the diseases we blame on nutrition are actually diseases of disempowerment,” Bacon said.

Authorities blame anarchists protesting a proposed high-speed rail line called TAV that will link Turin and Lyon, France.

Tell Lady Maude the candid truth, and take shame and blame to yourself, as you deserve.

And he was inclined to believe that it was Grandfather Mole that was to blame for the scarcity of worms in the neighborhood.

If the journey is now distasteful to her, she has but her own rashness to blame in having sought it herself.

My own yielding folly alone is to blame, and I shall take shame to myself for ever.

I don't blame him for killin' the cuss, not a bit; I'd have shot any man livin' that 'ad taken a good horse o' mine up that trail.

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On this page you'll find 231 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blame, such as: criticism, accusation, animadversion, arraignment, attack, and attribution.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.