free of blame without fault innocent guiltless often accompanied by of
- free of shame; maybe not subject to blame
- clear of blame; without fault; innocent; guiltless; -- sometimes followed by of.
belated 14c., from blame (letter.) + -less. Related: Blamelessly; blamelessness. Seldom-used blameful is taped from late 14c.
(a.) free of blame; without fault; innocent; guiltless; -- occasionally accompanied by of.
His blameless character had made a great impression on his age, and he was commemorated in many popular ballads.