What is another word for blameworthiness?

337 synonyms found


[ blˈe͡ɪmwəðɪnəs], [ blˈe‍ɪmwəðɪnəs], [ b_l_ˈeɪ_m_w_ə_ð_ɪ_n_ə_s]

Synonyms for Blameworthiness:

How to use "Blameworthiness" in context?

In theory, everyone is blameworthy for their own actions. In practice, not everyone is held blameworthy for the same thing. For example, someone who steals something might be held blameworthy, but someone who murders someone might not be. Essentially, the idea of blameworthiness is a legal concept that determines the level of punishment a person deserves for their actions.

The concept of blameworthiness is determined by four factors: intent, knowledge, recklessness, and moral culpability.

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