Definition of Culpable

1. Adjective. Deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious. "Culpable negligence"




Definition of Culpable

1. a. Deserving censure; worthy of blame; faulty; immoral; criminal.

Definition of Culpable

1. Adjective. meriting condemnation, censure or blame, especially as something wrong, harmful or injurious; blameworthy ¹

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Definition of Culpable

1. deserving blame or censure [adj] : CULPABLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Culpable

culminal
culminant
culminate
culminated
culminates
culminating
culmination
culminations
culming
culms
culotte
culottes
culpa
culpabilities
culpability
culpable (current term)
culpable negligence
culpableness
culpablenesses
culpably
culpae
culpatory
culprit
culprits
culrage
culs-de-sac
cult
cult hit

Literary usage of Culpable

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1. Reports of Cases Before the High Court and Circuit Courts of Justiciary in by Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Alexander Forbes Irvine (1865)
"culpable HOMICIDE — INDICTMENT — RELEVANCY. — Objection sustained to the relevancy of an Indictment which charged the panel, a druggist's apprentice, ..."

2. The Law of Torts by Melville Madison Bigelow (1908)
"culpable Accident: Negligence. III. Malice. IV. Illegal Acts. V. Damage from Acts at Peril. In the first three of these divisions there is, it will be seen, ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"744], it was held that a party may not deny a state of things which by his culpable silence or misrepresentations he has led another to believe existed, ..."

4. Manual of the Law of Scotland by John Hill Burton (1847)
"Killing in a duel is by law murder in all the parties concerned; but juries have been in the habit of acquitting, or giving a verdict of culpable homicide, ..."

5. A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments) by James Fitzjames Stephen (1887)
"OF culpable NEGLIGENCE AND OF DUTIES TENDING TO THE PRESERVATION OF LIFE. ... What amount of negligence can be called culpable is a question of degree for ..."

6. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1912)
"... neither wilfully and maliciously nor with culp- culpable . B ' . or table negligence. Therefore, an act of a State committed ..."

7. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"Phokion was here guilty, at the very least, of culpable neglect, and probably of still more culpable treason, on an occasion seriously injuring both ..."

8. A Treatise on the Law of Negligence by Thomas Gaskell Shearman, Amasa Angell Redfield (1888)
"... person whose act intervenes, is culpable. If such per- '°° Dot him, act is innocent, it is no defense.1 And, generally speak- ..."

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