Synonyms for blame


1. incrimination, inculpation, blame, accusation, accusal
usage: an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed; "his incrimination was based on my testimony"; "the police laid the blame on the driver"
2. blame, rap, reproach
usage: a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"


1. blame, fault, charge, accuse
usage: put or pin the blame on
2. blame, find fault, pick, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
usage: harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your little brother"
3. blame, charge, impute, ascribe, assign, attribute
usage: attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"


1. blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal, cursed (vs. blessed), curst
usage: expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance"
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