Definitions for culpaˈkʌl pə, ˈkʊl-; -pi, -paɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cul•paˈkʌl pə, ˈkʊl-; -pi, -paɪ(n.)(pl.)-pae

  1. Law. negligence; neglect.

    Category: Law

  2. fault; guilt.

Origin of culpa:

1250–1300; OE < L: fault, blame

Webster Dictionary

  1. Culpa(noun)

    negligence or fault, as distinguishable from dolus (deceit, fraud), which implies intent, culpa being imputable to defect of intellect, dolus to defect of heart


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fault(noun)

a mistake; something for which one is to blame

The accident was your fault.

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