Blame

Definition of Blame

Pronunciation: blām
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Blamed (blāmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Blaming.]
1.To censure; to express disapprobation of; to find fault with; to reproach.
We have none to blame but ourselves.
- Tillotson.
2.To bring reproach upon; to blemish.
She . . . blamed her noble blood.
- Spenser.
To blame
to be blamed, or deserving blame; in fault; as, the conductor was to blame for the accident.
You were to blame, I must be plain with you.
- Shak.
n.1.An expression of disapprobation fir something deemed to be wrong; imputation of fault; censure.
Let me bear the blame forever.
- Gen. xiiii. 9.
2.That which is deserving of censure or disapprobation; culpability; fault; crime; sin.
Holy and without blame before him in love.
- Eph. i. 4.
3.Hurt; injury.

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