CULPABLE, a. [L., a fault.]

1. Blamable; deserving censure; as the person who has done wrong, or the act, conduct or negligence of the person. We say, the man is culpable, or voluntary ignorance is culpable.

2. Sinful; criminal; immoral; faulty. But generally, culpable is applied to acts less atrocious than crimes.

3. Guilty of; as culpable of a crime. [Not used.]