Coupled, however, as the inculpation is with extenuatory remarks, we think Lord Byrons observations valuable.
An awkwardness had arisen through the inculpation of Maurice, and everybody found they had work to do that evening.
I fancied her mother took leave of me coldly, and with a certain effect of inculpation.
1799, "to accuse, bring charges against," from Medieval Latin inculpatus, past participle of inculpare "to reproach, blame, censure," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + culpare "to blame," from culpa "fault." But inculpable (late 15c.) means "not culpable, free from blame," from Latin in- "not" (see in- (1)) + culpare.