Meaning of “blameworthy” in the English Dictionary

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"blameworthy" in British English

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blameworthyadjective

uk /ˈbleɪmˌwɜː.ði/ us /ˈbleɪmˌwɝː.ði/ formal

Examples from literature

  • But I doubt not you are both blameworthy. 
  • Imperfection and ignorance are not, in themselves, blameworthy and should never be classified as sins. 
  • In this there surely was nothing criminal or blameworthy. 
  • Sin is blameworthy because it is born of the human preference and the human will. 
  • Yet we can hold a person blameworthy only if in the full possession of his or her faculties. 

(Definition of “blameworthy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)