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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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N'etant plus le sauveur, il n'a plus a blamer ni a discrediter les personnes qui le consultent pour le manque de succes de ses efforts therapeutiques.
I want to close this section by showing that, even if Ernie is not technically justified, he is enough like a justified agent, at least in relation to God as designer and blamer, to explain why the role of his action in bringing about the greater good nevertheless shows why God's blame is unjust.
The victim blamer, on the other hand, not only exonerates the perpetrator or rapist from his crime,--through all kinds of moralistic rationalisation--they find excuses for the perpetrator's behaviour One can "understand" why the sexual assault assailant acted the way he did.
Devant ces reactions violentes, deux questions viennent a l'esprit: pourquoi blamer les autres?
The latest example comes from one Pistol Pete MacKay, Canadian defence minister and serial blamer, a man who must have racked up some serious vet bills in his youth given the propensity of his dogs to consume homework.
C'est un peu comme si on disait--et on ne dit partout que ca--que la << democratie >> est si consensuelle, la propagande sur sa superiorite si omnipresente, les revues qui l'encensent si multiformes, que faire de la politique revient, pour le citoyen ordinaire, a voter pour un des grands partis et ensuite, au restaurant ou au cafe, a la table familiale ou devant la tele, a louer (rarement) ou a blamer (aussi souvent qu'en vain) le gouvernement sorti des urnes.
I love rescuing small details like Blamer talking about the A&P store from looming oblivion, even when they are half imaginary.
Si donc le but du panegyrique est de louer et blamer, et si blamer et louer font partie du deliberatif et du judiciaire, comment le panegyrique n'en ferait-il pas partie ?
This is seen in the restructuring phase of EFCT in which the withdrawer is invited to engage his or her partner, rather than focusing on the hurt he or she has experienced, and the blamer is brought to the point where, instead of feeling anger and contempt for his or her partner, he or she begins to feel and express compassion and understanding.
Elsewhere, in the Refutation d'Helvetius, Diderot writes, alluding to Socrates, "Oserez-vous blamer l'homme courageux et sincere qui aime mieux perir que de se retracter, que de fletrir par sa retraction son proper caractere et celui de sa secte" (590).
But Harraby sealed the points in the 84th minute when Blamer beat two men down the right and whipped in a low centre for Dean Armstrong to tuck away.
Jonathan Green, Kelvin Armstrong and Paul Blamer each scored twice along with Chris Woods.