HyperDic: guilty

English > 2 senses of the word guilty:
ADJECTIVEallguiltyresponsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act
allguilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamedshowing a sense of guilt
guilty > pronunciation
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English > guilty: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningResponsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act.
  • "guilty of murder"
  • "the guilty person"
  • "secret guilty deeds"
Narrowerat faultdeserving blame
blameworthy, blamable, blameable, blameful, censurable, culpabledeserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
bloodguiltyGuilty of murder or bloodshed
chargeable, indictableliable to be accused / accused, or cause for such liability
conscience-smittenaffected by conscience
criminalGuilty of crime or serious offense
delinquentGuilty of a misdeed
finable, fineableliable to a fine
guilt-riddenFeeling or revealing a sense of guilt
punishableliable to or deserving punishment
red-handedIn the act of committing a crime or other reprehensible act
See alsoinculpatory, inculpativeCausing blame to be imputed to
unrighteousnot righteous
Oppositeinnocent, guiltless, clean-handedFree from evil or guilt
Nounsguilt, guiltinessthe state of having committed an offense
English > guilty: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing a sense of guilt.
Example"a guilty look"
Synonymshangdog, shamefaced, shamed
BroaderashamedFeeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse
Nounsguiltremorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
guiltinessthe state of having committed an offense
Adverbsguiltilyin the manner of someone who has committed an offense

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