guilty

guilty
I
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Convicted]
Syn. found guilty, guilty as charged, condemned, sentenced, criminal, censured, impeached, incriminated, indicted, liable, condemned, proscribed, having violated law, weighed and found wanting, judged, damned, doomed, cast into outer darkness.
Ant. cleared, vindicated, absolved.
2. [Culpable]
Syn. at fault, sinful, on one's head, to blame, in the wrong, in error, accusable, censurable, wrong, blameworthy, blamable, reproachable, derelict, chargeable, indictable, convictable, looking like the cat that swallowed the canary*, caught red-handed*, caught with one's pants down*, caught with one's hand in the cookie jar*.
Ant. blameless, innocent*, right.
3. [Wicked]
Syn. evil, depraved, licentious; see wicked 1 .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. to blame culpable, responsible, blameworthy, at fault, wrong, reprehensible, *caught red-handed, in flagrante delicto, sinful, liable.
2. remorseful regretful, ashamed, conscience-stricken, contrite, disgraced, compunctious, sorry, sheepish, hangdog.
ANT.: 1. innocent, faultless, blameless. 2. proud, remorseless
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Deserving blame: blamable, blameful, blameworthy, censurable, culpable, reprehensible. Idiom: at fault. See PRAISE.

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