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blame

(Culpability), noun accusal, accusation, castigation, censurability, censurableness, chargeability, condemnation, crimination, criticism, culpa, culpableness, damnation, decrial, delation, denouncement, denunciation, dereliction, deviation from rectitude, disapproval, disparagement, dispraise, expostulation, exprobation, fault, guilt, guiltiness, inculpation, malfeasance, misconduct, neglect, objurgation, obloquy, opprobrium, peccability, rebuke, reprehensio, reprehension, reproach, reproof, vituperatio, wrong
Associated concepts: culpable negligence, mens rea
Foreign phrases: Culpa caret qui scit sed prohibere non potest.One is clear of blame who knows, but cannot prevent.

blame

(Responsibility), noun accountability, ascription, assignation, assignment, attribution, charge, implication, immutation, liability
Associated concepts: allocation of blame, blameworthy, placing the blame

blame

verb abhor, accuse, administer a rebuke, anathematize, animadvert, arraign, ascribe to, assign to, attribute to, berate, call to account, carp, cast a slur on, castigate, cavil, censure, charge, chastise, chide, cite, complain against, condemn, criminate, criticize, culpare, denounce, deprecate, depreciate, detract, disapprove, discountenance, disparage, dispraise, execrate, expostulate, fault, find fault, hold no brief for, hold reeponsible, hold up to reprobation, impeach, implicate, impugn, impute to, incriminate, inculpate, indict, lodge a complaint, objurgate, rebuke, recriminate, remonstrate, reprehend, reprehendere, reprimand, reproach, reprove, revile, show disapproval, upbraid, vilipend, vituperare
See also: accusation, accuse, arraign, assignation, censure, charge, cite, complain, conviction, criticism, criticize, culpability, denounce, denunciation, diatribe, disparagement, fault, finding of guilt, guilt, impeach, impeachability, impeachment, implicate, impute, incriminate, incrimination, inculpation, indict, involve, obloquy, odium, ostracism, outcry, present, proscribe, rebuke, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, responsibility, stricture
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'It is clear that the achievements of Buhari in the last four years remain gargantuan propaganda, poverty, suicides and comatose economy for which he has not stopped to blame the 16-year rule of the opposition party.
When the blame game is finished, the question will remain: how can the UK's standing in the world be restored?
Respondents also indicated that a majority of the public blames Trump for the shutdown, rather than Democrats.
The White House has sought to shift blame to Democrats, pointing to the passage by the House of a bill with funding for the wall.
Like any norm-governed practice, one can cease to blame appropriately or inappropriately, successfully or unsuccessfully.
The blame game is often fuelled by unhelpful rules and assumptions that we live by.
We blame these leaders for autocracies--yet we forget that we are the ones who voted them into office and have the power to remove them when they fail to serve our interests.
Both presidents receive slightly less blame in the June 14-23 Gallup poll than they did the last time Gallup asked this question in 2013, but the gap has held steady over the past three years, with Bush blamed more than Obama.
You may be tempted like the guy in the lift to blame, but blaming only reveals your weakness as a leader.
(2005), participants first read an introductory statement about self-blame, "Some individuals blame themselves for their cardiac events, whereas some individuals don't blame themselves at all." Subsequently, participants answered a behavioral self-blame question: "In general, how much do you blame yourself for your past behaviors?
Companies that were upfront in accepting blame for poor situations and offered transparency in plans to fix problems could halt the decline in stock prices after these announcements.
Blame prosecutors who act as defense attorneys to prevent violent cops from being indicted.