AskDefine | Define blameworthy

Dictionary Definition

blameworthy adj : deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious; "blameworthy if not criminal behavior"; "censurable misconduct"; "culpable negligence" [syn: blamable, blameable, blameful, censurable, culpable]

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English

Etymology

blame + -worthy

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ˈbleɪmˌwɜː(ɹ).ði/ /"bleIm%w3:(r).Di/

Adjective

  1. Deserving blame or censure; reprehensible.
    Yes, my life has been blameworthy; I confess it. But you know nothing of its temptations.

Translations

deserving blame of censure
  • Dutch: afkeurenswaardig

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