quasiguiltily

guilty

[gil-tee]
adjective, guiltier, guiltiest.
1.
having committed an offense, crime, violation, or wrong, especially against moral or penal law; justly subject to a certain accusation or penalty; culpable: The jury found her guilty of murder.
2.
characterized by, connected with, or involving guilt: guilty intent.
3.
having or showing a sense of guilt, whether real or imagined: a guilty conscience.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English gyltig. See guilt, -y1

guiltily, adverb
guiltiness, noun
overguilty, adjective
quasi-guiltily, adverb
quasi-guilty, adjective


2. criminal, felonious, culpable; illicit, nefarious.
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guilty (ˈɡɪltɪ)
 
adj , guiltier, guiltiest
1.  responsible for an offence or misdeed
2.  law having committed an offence or adjudged to have done so: the accused was found guilty
3.  law plead guilty (of a person charged with an offence) to admit responsibility; confess
4.  of, showing, or characterized by guilt: a guilty smile; guilty pleasures
 
'guiltily
 
adv
 
'guiltiness
 
n

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