Synonyms for guilty
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- 1. guilty (vs. innocent), at fault, blameworthy, blamable, blameable, blameful, censurable, culpable, bloodguilty, chargeable, indictable, conscience-smitten, criminal, delinquent, finable, fineable, guilt-ridden, punishable, red-handed, inculpatory#1, inculpative, unrighteous
- usage: responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"
- 2. guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed, ashamed(predicate) (vs. unashamed)
- usage: showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater