What does blameworthy mean?

blameworthy meaning in General Dictionary

Deserving blame culpable reprehensible

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  • deserving blame or censure to be incorrect or evil or injurious
  • Deserving blame; culpable; reprehensible.

blameworthy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

also blame-worthy, belated 14c., from fault (n.) + worthy (adj.). Associated: Blameworthiness.

blameworthy meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Deserving fault; culpable; reprehensible.

Sentence Examples with the word blameworthy

Speranski went on to say that honor, l'honneur, cannot be upheld by privileges harmful to the service; that honor, l'honneur, is either a negative concept of not doing what is blameworthy or it is a source of emulation in pursuit of commendation and rewards, which recognize it.

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