Bloodguilty
Bloodguilty Blood"guilt`y, a. Guilty of murder or bloodshed. ``A bloodguilty life.'' --Fairfax. -- {Blood"guilt`i*ness}, n. -- {Blood"guilt`less}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • bloodguilty — adjective see bloodguilt …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bloodguilty — bloodguilt, bloodguiltiness, n. /blud gil tee/, adj. guilty of murder or bloodshed. [1590 1600; BLOOD(SHED) + GUILTY] * * * …   Universalium

  • bloodguilty — blood•guilt•y [[t]ˈblʌdˌgɪl ti[/t]] adj. guilty of murder or bloodshed • Etymology: 1590–1600 blood′guilt , blood′guilt i•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • bloodguilty — adjective guilty of murder or bloodshed • Similar to: ↑guilty • Derivationally related forms: ↑bloodguilt * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : guilty of murder or bloodshed; especially : affected with bloodguilt * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bloodguiltiness — Bloodguilty Blood guilt y, a. Guilty of murder or bloodshed. A bloodguilty life. Fairfax. {Blood guilt i*ness}, n. {Blood guilt less}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bloodguiltless — Bloodguilty Blood guilt y, a. Guilty of murder or bloodshed. A bloodguilty life. Fairfax. {Blood guilt i*ness}, n. {Blood guilt less}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Murderous — Mur der*ous, a. Of or pertaining to murder; characterized by, or causing, murder or bloodshed; having the purpose or quality of murder; bloody; sanguinary; as, the murderous king; murderous rapine; murderous intent; a murderous assault. Murderous …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Murderously — Murderous Mur der*ous, a. Of or pertaining to murder; characterized by, or causing, murder or bloodshed; having the purpose or quality of murder; bloody; sanguinary; as, the murderous king; murderous rapine; murderous intent; a murderous assault …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bloodguilt — noun Date: 1533 guilt resulting from bloodshed • bloodguiltiness noun • bloodguilty adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bloodguilt — noun the state of being guilty of bloodshed and murder • Derivationally related forms: ↑bloodguilty • Hypernyms: ↑guilt, ↑guiltiness …   Useful english dictionary

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