guilty definition

  • adjective:
    • in charge of or chargeable with a reprehensible work; worthy of blame; culpable: responsible of infidelity; the responsible party.
    • Law Adjudged to possess committed a crime.
    • experiencing or prompted by a feeling of shame: a guilty conscience.
    • Hinting at or entailing shame: a guilty smirk; a guilty key. See Synonyms at blameworthy.
    • Responsible for a dishonest work.
    • Judged to have dedicated a crime.
    • Having a feeling of guilt
    • Blameworthy.
    • Having incurred shame; unlawful; morally delinquent; sinful; chargeable with, or responsible for, one thing censurable; justly exposed to punishment; -- combined with of, and in most cases followed closely by the crime, sometimes by the punishment.
    • Evincing or suggesting guilt; involving guilt
    • Conscious; cognizant.
    • Condemned to payment.
    • showing a sense of shame
    • in charge of or chargeable with a reprehensible work
  • noun:
    • A plea by a defendant who not contest a charge.
    • A verdict of a judge or jury on a defendant evaluated having committed a crime.
    • person who is stated guilty of a crime.
  • others:
    • Having incurred shame; not innocent; morally or legally delinquent; culpable; specifically, having committed a crime or an offense, or having violated a law, civil or ethical, by an overt work or by neglect, and by explanation of that act or neglect prone to punishment.
    • described as or constituting shame or criminality; of a culpable personality; sinful: because, a guilty deed; a guilty intent.
    • Pertaining or concerning shame; indicating or revealing guilt; employed in or associated with wrong-doing.
    • Liable; owing; liable to the penalty: with of.

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