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 Meanings and Examples of CULPABLE
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culpable
 a.  deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
Classic Sentence:
1  He said, moreover, "Teach those who are ignorant as many things as possible; society is culpable, in that it does not afford instruction gratis; it is responsible for the night which it produces."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
2  , inured by his past life to culpable deeds, and but little reformed by his sojourn in the galleys, as was proved by the crime committed against Little Gervais, etc.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX—A PLACE WHERE CONVICTIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF FO...
3  These gifts of a world to civilization are such augmentations of light, that all resistance in that case is culpable.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
4  Besides, d'Artagnan from her own admission knew Milady culpable of treachery in matters more important, and could entertain no respect for her.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 33 SOUBRETTE AND MISTRESS
5  If you have been culpable, it was imprudence, and this imprudence was in obedience to the orders of your captain.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
6  The results of what you have done become in time to you utterly insupportable; you take measures to obtain relief: unusual measures, but neither unlawful nor culpable.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
7  Even more culpable in my opinion, your Grace, is your attitude towards your younger son.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
8  No blame attached to me: I am as free from culpability as any one of you three.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
9  But let us put aside the question of comparative culpability.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  The police in Bangladesh charged the owners of a garment factory and 11 of their employees with culpable homicide in the deaths of 112 workers in a fire last year that came to symbolize the appalling working conditions in the country's dominant textile industry.
2  Amid growing discontent in South Africa at the verdict, the Steenkamps criticised judge Thokozile Masipa for being too lenient on the athlete, who was instead convicted of culpable homicide, the South African equivalent of manslaughter, and granted bail.