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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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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.
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.
Au final, nous nous voyons bien mal places pour blamer les cooperatives autochtones mexicaines qui tout en etant fideles a leurs traditions culturelles, reussissent a tirer leur epingle du jeu dans un commerce international qui rapproche de plus en plus les consommateurs du Nord aux producteurs du Sud.
Jonathan Green, Kelvin Armstrong and Paul Blamer each scored twice along with Chris Woods.
Il est difficile de blamer quelqu'un qui parle de son pays pourquoi il a choisi un sujet et pas un autre, pourquoi il a choisi une interpretation et pas une autre.
Trudeau affirme que la perte serait irreparable pour le Canada, mais il refuse de blamer << ces Messieurs >> : seules << des raisons urgentes >> auront pu << les decider a faire un pareil abandon >> (22).
Anyone can become a blamer but there are some common traits.
Paradigms of blaming on this account will be in cases where the blamer has a close personal relationship with the person she blames, and Scanlon focuses on blame in friendships and families.
Blaming creates a definitive "us-them" barrier between the blamer and the blamed (pp.
She has turned into such a blamer and whiner, I don't respect her enough to want to play her"
The blamer is the boss, the dictator, and the one in charge who never does wrong.
In his book, The Last Self-Help Book You'll Ever Need: Repress Your Anger, Think Negatively, Be a Good Blamer, and Throttle Your Inner Child (Basic Books; $14.