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deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious

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The number of inhabitants has increased manifold, as has the number of small nests closely crowded together, the number of people living in cemeteries, the chaos of electric wires, the blameful eyes peeking out of small windows, the clothes hanging on short wires, and the cars that have been consumed by time.
This was done in response to Hanson's (2003) suggestion that interventions involving victims, if done inappropriately and recklessly, could elicit blameful responses by the offender toward the victim, impede empathy development, and potentially cause revictimization to occur.
Chapman accordingly praises those moments when Homer's characters temporarily soften or abandon scoffing or blameful speech.
Having you confirm the wrongness of my parents, I have not felt as blameful.
In any case, the narrator is interested in making the "almost bourgeois" readers involved, responsible and even blameful as they read on, in spite of their habit to regard reading as detached from these concepts.
The Racinian Theseus believes in the words of Oenone; he is much more stubborn and blameful than the first Theseus (he does not believe other people, Aricia or Hippolytus).
178) Converted leprosariums gained symbolic value during the Renaissance and early Enlightenment as places for the correction of the morally blameful as they developed into actual houses of correction, the precursors of prisons.
The narratives analysed seem to trace a general shift from matrophobia, which requests the silencing of the mother's voice, to a more balanced and less blameful, albeit conflictual, representation.
When a woman points a blameful finger--and that has been women's job since time immemorial--her words gain force insofar as they draw upon eternal verities.
So, just as Malgesi is not presented as an entirely ignorant, blameful, and negative character who somehow deserves to fail, Merlin's spirit does not overtly appear to be plotting to derail the mortal magician's plans.
brands making their way south into our neighboring sphere of the world, it can be noted that the financial and economic structural inadequacies and unstable political environments in a good number of the countries of Central and South America have been unavoidably blameful culprits.