fault, blame, guilt


  • exculpate

    If you exculpate someone, you prove that they are not guilty of a crime.

  • culpable

    If you are culpable for an action, you are held responsible for something wrong or bad that has happened.

  • culpability

    a state of guilt

  • culpably

    in a manner or to a degree deserving blame or censure

  • culprit

    someone who perpetrates wrongdoing

  • exculpatory

    clearing of guilt or blame

  • inculpable

    free of guilt

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