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English adjective: guilty

1. guilty responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act


SamplesGuilty of murder.
The guilty person.
Secret guilty deeds.


Similarat fault, blamable, blameable, blameful, blameworthy, bloodguilty, censurable, chargeable, conscience-smitten, criminal, culpable, delinquent, finable, fineable, guilt-ridden, indictable, punishable, red-handed


See alsoinculpative, inculpatory, unrighteous


Antonymsclean-handed, guiltless, innocent

2. guilty showing a sense of guilt


SamplesA guilty look.
The hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy.


Synonymshangdog, shamed, shamefaced


Similarashamed


Antonymsunashamed









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