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culpability

[kuhl-puh-bil-i-tee] /ˌkʌl pəˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
guilt or blame that is deserved; blameworthiness.
Sometimes, culpableness.
Origin of culpability
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nonculpability, noun
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n.

1670s, from Late Latin culpabilitas "guilt, culpability," from Latin culpabilis (see culpable).

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