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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English culpable, from Old French culpable, from Latin culpabilis (blameworthy), from culpare (to blame, condemn), from culpa (fault, crime, mistake).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkʌlpəbəl/
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culpable (comparative more culpable, superlative most culpable)

  1. Meriting condemnation, censure or blame, especially as something wrong, harmful or injurious; blameworthy.
    I am culpable for stealing your money.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin culpabilis, equivalent to culpar +‎ -able.

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culpable (masculine and feminine plural culpables)

  1. guilty; culpable

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin culpabilis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kulˈpable/, [kulˈpaβle]
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AdjectiveEdit

culpable (plural culpables)

  1. guilty
  2. culpable

NounEdit

culpable m or f (plural culpables)

  1. culpable person

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