blameless

  • 1 Blameless — Blame less, a. Free from blame; without fault; innocent; guiltless; sometimes followed by of. [1913 Webster] A bishop then must be blameless. 1 Tim. iii. 2. [1913 Webster] Blameless still of arts that polish to deprave. Mallet. [1913 Webster] We… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 blameless — I adjective above reproach, above suspicion, absolved, acquitted, clean, clear, condonable, entirely defensible, exculpable, exculpated, exonerated, faultless, free from guilt, free from wrong, guilt free, guiltless, immaculate, impeccable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 blameless — late 14c., from BLAME (Cf. blame) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Blamelessly; blamelessness. Seldom used blameful is recorded from late 14c …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 blameless — [adj] not responsible above suspicion, clean, clean handed, clear, crimeless, exemplary, faultless, good, guilt free, guiltless, immaculate, impeccable, inculpable, innocent, in the clear*, irreprehensible, irreproachable, not guilty, perfect,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 blameless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ innocent of wrongdoing. DERIVATIVES blamelessly adverb blamelessness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 blameless — [blām′lis] adj. free from blame blamelessly adv. blamelessness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 blameless — [[t]ble͟ɪmləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is blameless has not done anything wrong. He feels he is blameless... The US itself, of course, is not entirely blameless in trading matters. ...a blameless life …

    English dictionary

  • 8 blameless — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ completely, entirely ▪ She herself was entirely blameless. ▪ far from, not entirely …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 blameless — blame|less [ˈbleımləs] adj not guilty of anything bad = ↑innocent ▪ The police are not always entirely blameless (=are guilty of doing something bad) in these matters. ▪ She had led a blameless life . >blamelessly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 blameless — blame|less [ bleımləs ] adjective not responsible for anything bad: I feel sorry for him, but he s not exactly blameless. a. never causing any trouble or doing anything bad: He emigrated to Brazil, where he led a blameless life. ╾ blame|less|ly… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 blameless — adjective formal not guilty of anything bad; innocent 1 (1): I don t think he s entirely blameless. | a blameless life blamelessly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 blameless — UK [ˈbleɪmləs] / US adjective a) not responsible for anything bad I feel sorry for him, but he s not exactly blameless. b) never causing any trouble or doing anything bad He emigrated to Brazil, where he led a blameless life. Derived word:… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 blameless — blamelessly, adv. blamelessness, n. /blaym lis/, adj. free from or not deserving blame; guiltless: a blameless child. [1350 1400; ME; see BLAME, LESS] Syn. irreproachable. See innocent. Ant. guilty. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 blameless — adjective the company conceded that it was not entirely blameless Syn: innocent, guiltless, above reproach, irreproachable, unimpeachable, in the clear, exemplary, perfect, virtuous, pure, impeccable, faultless; informal squeaky clean, trademark… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 blameless — adjective see blame II …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 blameless — adjective a) Free from blame; without fault; innocent; guiltless. b) Not meriting blame or censure; undeserving of reproof …

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  • 17 blameless — Synonyms and related words: Christian, angelic, childlike, clean, clear, creditable, decent, dovelike, erect, estimable, ethical, exemplary, fair, faultless, full of integrity, good, guiltless, high minded, high principled, highly respectable,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 blameless — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. faultless, not guilty, inculpable; see innocent 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. innocent, *clean, inculpable, above suspicion, above reproach, virtuous, unimpeachable, faultless, spotless. ANT.: guilty, at fault,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 blameless — blame·less || lɪs adj. innocent, not guilty …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 blameless — adjective innocent of wrongdoing. Derivatives blamelessly adverb blamelessness noun …

    English new terms dictionary