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Definition of Guilty


  1. 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.
  2. Evincing or indicating guilt; involving guilt; as, a guilty look; a guilty act; a guilty feeling.
  3. Conscious; cognizant.
  4. Condemned to payment.

Guilty Quotations

The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
Malcolm X

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That's because they were able to connect experiences they've had and synthesize new things.
Steve Jobs

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
William Shakespeare

Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do. - Voltaire
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.

A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
Edward Teller
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Guilty Translations

guilty in Afrikaans is skuldig
guilty in Danish is skyldig
guilty in Dutch is schuldig
guilty in Finnish is syyllinen
guilty in French is coupable, fautif
guilty in Italian is conscio della propria colpa, colpevole
guilty in Norwegian is skyldig
guilty in Portuguese is culpado
guilty in Spanish is culpable
guilty in Swedish is skyldig
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