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Definition of Guilty

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

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Ronald Reagan

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
William Shakespeare

Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
C. S. Lewis

In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
Hunter S. Thompson

When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not guilty.'
Theodore Roosevelt
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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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