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Synonyms for blameable

deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious

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Given the Greek prefixes that are added to the word "topos," "eu"-"topias" are good places that gather together the happy, functional features of the mundus, while "dys"-"topias" are bad places composed of the deplorable and blameable features of the mundus.
The Greek kingdom did not follow the example of Piedmont, which "began by organizing her finances, and developing her material resources," as Greece "was possessed with the 'nationality' craze," its claims, "which are not blameable in the Greek kingdom, are eagerly appropriated and ably used by other powers who hope to land big fish for themselves out of the troubled waters in the East." (55)
who have often disdained the generous candour of my sister, and gratified my vanity, in useless or blameable distrust.--How humiliating is this discovery!--Yet, how just a humiliation!--Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind.
(141) While publishing two further pieces in favour of the defenders, (142) The Weekly Magazine, Or, Edinburgh Amusement did, however, give some space to the opposing view, publishing a letter warning readers not 'to be led astray by the empty sound of liberty' and asserting that the almanac makers were 'highly blameable in attempting to copy from the Book of Roads, because, when they were doing so, they were appropriating to themselves what belonged to another'.
The answer is very simple; the regime of General Kiir Mayardit is blameable in all these messes going on in the entire Republic of South Sudan and the State as well.
of passions into praiseworthy and blameable is nearly identical in the
It is worth training them to feel, not only actual wrong or actual meanness, but the absence of noble aims and endeavours, as not merely blameable but also degrading: to have a feeling of the miserable smallness of mere self in the face of this great universe, of the collective mass of our fellow creatures, in the face of past history and of the indefinite future the poorness and insignificance of human life if it is to be all spent in making things comfortable for ourselves and our kin, and raising ourselves and them a step or two on the social ladder.
Adhering to it is ethically neutral, as it were: an ordinary degree of beneficence, for example 'seems neither blameable nor praiseworthy' (II.II.1.5).
of totally annihilating monarchical power, was a very blameable extreme; especially as it was attended "with the danger, to say the least, of a civil war, which, besides the numberless ills inseparable from it, exposed liberty to much greater perils than it could have incurred under the now limited authority of the king.
Even the new Minister of Mines Peter McBride claimed in 1910 that miners 'were, to some extent, blameable for the prevalence of this disease through the neglect of precautions'.
Although it is true that Colman omitted "many blameable intrusions upon delicacy of idea and expression in the original" because it was "unsuitable to the professed chastity of the age" ("George Colman's Revival of Volpone" 1990 [1771]: 516) (7), the same does not apply to Tieck's free version of Volpone that, far from showing subservience to the constraints of his age--or that of Jonson--subtly, but firmly, defies them.
On the other hand, a person feels that such information turning into a rumour is a blameable action.
Winnifride's overriding concern with self-preservation, however, is hardly blameable. Rather, the play demonstrates through the fates of Mother Sawyer and Susan Carter, whose undisguised words and bodies are met with such violence, that for women such a preoccupation is necessary.
Failure to make the borrowed materials one's own in this fashion was primarily an aesthetic crime, not a morally blameable transgression.