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Definition of "blood-guiltiness" []

  • The guilt or crime of shedding blood. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "blood-guiltiness" in a sentence
  • "Come, let me veil my head in darkness; for I am ashamed of the evil I have done, and, since for these I have incurred fresh blood-guiltiness, I would fain not harm the innocent."
  • "The son who has disobeyed me is no longer mine; nor will I concern myself more for his fate than for that of the most worthless among the millions that ever shaped the cross on their shoulder, rushed into excess and blood-guiltiness, and called it an accomplishment of the will of"
  • "“Thank God, that kept thine hand from blood-guiltiness, rash young man!” answered the curate."