blameworthy

[ bleym-wur-th ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF blameworthy

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLAMEWORTHY

But she was not altogether so blameworthy as she may have appeared.

Liability is said to arise out of such conduct as would be blameworthy in him.

For this disaster Gordon held the officers, and not the men, to be blameworthy.

To doubt is not necessarily a fault, but to continue in doubt is blameworthy.

I pitied him sincerely, mistaken, if not blameworthy, as he had been.

Acts are not blameworthy and punishable if they have no cause.

What we find to be praiseworthy and blameworthy is a revelation of our own affections.

Industry is not a virtue in itself; over-work is blameworthy.

And steadfast hearts will be “unblameable” hearts, hearts that are not blameworthy.

He, of course, was blameworthy, not this soft bit of unthinking femininity.

WORD ORIGIN

also blame-worthy, late 14c., from blame (n.) + worthy (adj.). Related: Blameworthiness.

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