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Definitions and Synonyms of guilty | Another word for guilty | What is guilty?

Definition 1: responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where guilty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • guilty of murder
  • the guilty person
  • secret guilty deeds

(guilty is similar to ...) guilty of crime or serious offense

"criminal in the sight of God and man"

(guilty is similar to ...) feeling or revealing a sense of guilt

"so guilt-ridden he could not face his father"

(guilty is similar to ...) liable to a fine

(guilty is similar to ...) guilty of a misdeed

"delinquent minors"

(guilty is similar to ...) in the act of committing a crime or other reprehensible act

"caught red-handed"

(guilty is similar to ...) affected by conscience

(guilty is similar to ...) liable to be accused, or cause for such liability

"the suspect was chargeable" "an indictable offense"

(guilty is similar to ...) guilty of murder or bloodshed

(guilty is similar to ...) deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious

"blameworthy if not criminal behavior" "censurable misconduct" "culpable negligence"

(guilty is similar to ...) deserving blame

"admitted to being at fault"

(guilty is similar to ...) liable to or deserving punishment

"punishable offenses"

(means also ...) causing blame to be imputed to

(means also ...) not righteous

"an unrighteous man" "an unrighteous law"

Definition 2: showing a sense of guilt - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where guilty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a guilty look
  • the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy

Synonyms for guilty in the sense of this definition

(guilty is similar to ...) feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

"are you ashamed for having lied?" "felt ashamed of my torn coat"

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