Definition of Culpability

1. Noun. A state of guilt.

Exact synonyms: Blameworthiness, Culpableness
Generic synonyms: Guilt, Guiltiness
Derivative terms: Blameworthy, Culpable, Culpable



Definition of Culpability

1. n. The state of being culpable.

Definition of Culpability

1. Noun. The degree of one's blameworthiness in the commission of a crime or offence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Culpability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Culpability

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culminal
culminant
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culminated
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culminations
culming
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culottes
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culpabilities
culpability (current term)
culpable
culpable negligence
culpableness
culpablenesses
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culpatory
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culprits
culrage
culs-de-sac
cult

Literary usage of Culpability

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1. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"... as modern researches enable us to give to a general question about culpability. culpability What is the measure of culpability that ancient law en- ..."

2. Commentaries Upon Martial Law: With Special Reference to Its Regulation and by William Francis Finlason, Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1867)
"This was what the Author meant to convey in his former work, which was written mainly with a view to criminal culpability on the part of the members of the ..."

3. Christian Dogmatics: A Text-book for Academical Instruction and Private Study. by Johannes Jacobus van Oosterzee (1874)
"With the idea of sin ¡3 most closely connected that of guilt, and with the idea of guilt that of punishment. The culpability of sin is founded on the nature ..."

4. The Ethics of Hegel: Translated Selections from His "Rechtsphilosophie," by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1893)
"Purpose and culpability. § 115. THE limitation of the subjective will in ... But in culpability (Schuld) there is the merely external judgment as to whether ..."

5. Handbook of the Law of Torts by Heman Gerald Chapin (1917)
"The Wrongdoer (Continued)—Several Liability—Imputed culpability. ... IMPUTED culpability 49. The preceding chapter treated of liability as arising from the ..."

6. Equity: An Analysis and Discussion of Modern Equity Problems, with Notes on by George Luther Clark (1920)
"culpability of defendant. Liability for private nuisance dates back to a time when apparently all tort liability was absolute, not dependent upon any ..."

7. Equity: An Analysis and Discussion of Modern Equity Problems, with Notes on by George Luther Clark (1919)
"culpability of defendant. Liability for private nuisance dates back to a time when apparently all tort liability was absolute, not dependent upon any ..."

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