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Definition of "blamable" [blam•a•ble]

  • Deserving blame; culpable. See Synonyms at blameworthy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blamable" in a sentence
  • "_from its nature_, the partners are always engaged lovers; but the french, who think that nothing can be blamable which is susceptible of elegance, have introduced the german dance, without adhering to the german regulation."
  • "Is the writer under the impression that "snark" is an appropriate ingredient for serious criticism in our daily newspapers and that Mr. Jorden is blamable for the decorum he exhibits in recognizing this?"
  • "According to the Sharon-Bush doctrine, if you harbor a terrorist -- that is, if you live anywhere in the vicinity of a terrorist -- you are yourself as blamable as the terrorist and are as appropriate a target of destruction."