bloodguilt
noun Date: 1533 guilt resulting from bloodshedbloodguiltiness nounbloodguilty adjective

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  • BLOODGUILT — BLOODGUILT, liability for punishment for shedding blood. The biblical concept of bloodguilt derives from the belief that deeds generate consequences and that sin, in particular, is a danger to the sinner. The most vivid examples of this belief… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • bloodguilt — or bloodguiltiness [blud′gilt΄] n. the state or fact of being guilty of murder or bloodshed * * * blood·guilt (blŭdʹgĭlt ) n. The fact or state of being guilty of murder or bloodshed. * * * …   Universalium

  • bloodguilt — or bloodguiltiness [blud′gilt΄] n. the state or fact of being guilty of murder or bloodshed …   English World dictionary

  • Bloodguilt — Infobox Film name = Bloodguilt writer = Yaky Yosha starring = Amos Lavie Yael Hadar Avital Dicker director = Yaky Yosha producer = Dorit Yosha movie music = distributor = Yaky Yosha Ltd. released = 1996 (Israel) runtime = 85 minutes language =… …   Wikipedia

  • bloodguilt — noun guilt of wrongfully causing death or shedding blood …   Wiktionary

  • bloodguilt — n. condition of being guilty of murder; fact of being guilty of bloodshed …   English contemporary dictionary

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

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

  • You shall not murder — The Sixth Commandment, as translated by the Book of Common Prayer (1549). The image is from the altar screen of the Temple Church near the Law Courts in London. You shall not murder or You shall not kill, KJV Thou shalt not kill (LXX οὐ φονεύσεις …   Wikipedia

  • Ten Commandments — For other uses, see Ten Commandments (disambiguation). This 1768 …   Wikipedia

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