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Synonyms for blame

hold responsible

attribute to

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  • attribute to
  • credit to
  • assign to
  • put down to
  • ascribe to
  • impute to

Synonyms for blame

to find fault with

to ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

responsibility for an error or crime

Synonyms for blame

an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed

a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

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put or pin the blame on

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harass with constant criticism

attribute responsibility to

expletives used informally as intensifiers

References in classic literature ?
Well, never mind, it's true I'm to blame, to blame all round.
You are not without the capacity of veneration, and faith and hope, and conscience and reason, and every other requisite to a Christian's character, if you choose to employ them; but all our talents increase in the using, and every faculty, both good and bad, strengthens by exercise: therefore, if you choose to use the bad, or those which tend to evil, till they become your masters, and neglect the good till they dwindle away, you have only yourself to blame.
If, regardless of that counsel, you choose to make a beast of yourself now, and over-eat and over-drink yourself till you turn the good victuals into poison, who is to blame if, hereafter, while you are suffering the torments of yesterday's gluttony and drunkenness, you see more temperate men sitting down to enjoy themselves at that splendid entertainment which you are unable to taste?
It's that idiotic smile that's to blame for it all," thought Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Her heart went out to him with a stronger movement than ever, at the thought that people would blame him.
Avoiding (or dismissing) the blame game, Jesus simply heals the man.
Officials in each blame the others for making the country vulnerable to terrorists.
Senate voted by a close margin to rescind the findings of several boards of inquiry and basically recall the blame from these two senior officers.
Instead of blaming the individual, Schroeder places blame on the entire male population of Norwich.
Dopamine--largely in blood stream and serve to determine one's sensitivity to "praise and blame.
Barber blames business for creating jihad sentiment, fueling arguments that trickle down to leftist professors, who inflame students and fan the rumors that inspire the masses to blame their poverty on business and the U.
Burns says the idea that sanctions are to blame for the misery in Iraq gains credence from visiting journalists who are "too gullible to sort fact from propaganda.
It is that if you want to bring an answer in the world the best place to start is with yourself and your kind, whether it is your race or your country or your creed; that very little is achieved, except to put their backs up, by pointing the finger of blame at people of backgrounds different from your own.
Unquestionably, this book will challenge readers to examine their own assumptions about blame, responsibility, and free will.
People caught taking drugs blame the dealer and the media for their habit.