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1. guilty

adjective. ['ˈgɪlti'] responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act.

Synonyms

  • red-handed
  • culpable
  • conscience-smitten
  • blameful
  • inculpative
  • inculpatory
  • at fault
  • criminal
  • delinquent
  • bloodguilty
  • blamable
  • blameworthy
  • blameable
  • finable
  • guilt-ridden
  • chargeable
  • punishable
  • censurable
  • unrighteous
  • indictable

Antonyms

  • righteous
  • exculpatory
  • moral
  • good

Etymology

  • gilty (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Guilty

  • quilty
  • kilty
  • hilty

Example sentences of the word guilty


1. Adjective
If you're guilty or grief-stricken enough to do so, that's a happy day for the creditors.

Quotes containing the word guilty


1. People's love of sweets and guilty feelings about overindulgence are pretty universal.
- Will Cotton

2. A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

3. Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

2. guilty

adjective. ['ˈgɪlti'] showing a sense of guilt.

Synonyms

  • hangdog
  • shamefaced
  • shamed

Antonyms

  • right
  • legal
  • diligent
  • undue

Etymology

  • gilty (Middle English (1100-1500))
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