responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act
"guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"
guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed(adj)
showing a sense of guilt
"a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater
A plea by a defendant who does not contest a charge.
A verdict of a judge or jury on a defendant judged to have committed a crime.
Responsible for a dishonest act.
He was guilty of cheating at cards.
Judged to have committed a crime.
The guilty man was led away.
Having a sense of guilt
Do you have a guilty conscience?
I have a guilty secret.
Origin: From gilty, gulty, from gyltig, equivalent to .
having incurred guilt; criminal; morally delinquent; wicked; chargeable with, or responsible for, something censurable; justly exposed to penalty; -- used with of, and usually followed by the crime, sometimes by the punishment
evincing or indicating guilt; involving guilt; as, a guilty look; a guilty act; a guilty feeling
condemned to payment
Origin: [AS. gyltig liable. See Guilt.]
"Guilty" is a hook-centric song by the Finnish alternative rock band The Rasmus, originally released on the band's fifth album Dead Letters on March 21, 2003. The single was released on August 4, 2004 by the record label Playground Music. It was the last single from the album Dead Letters and also features the track "First Day of My Life". The UK version features "Guilty", "Play Dead" and the video of "Guilty".
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Rank popularity for the word 'guilty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2496
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Rank popularity for the word 'guilty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2272
Rank popularity for the word 'guilty' in Adjectives Frequency: #319
The numerical value of guilty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of guilty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- reprovable, culpableCatalan, Valencian
- vinen, vinnýCzech
- schuldig, tadelnswürdig, schuldbewusst, fehlbar, tadelnswertGerman
- ruma, syyllinen, likainenFinnish
- 有罪, やましいJapanese
- schëllegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- vaininiece, vainīgs, vaininieks, atbildīgsLatvian
- oskarżony, winny, winien, winnaPolish
- виновный, виноватыйRussian
- skamsen, skyldigSwedish
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