Definitions for "Culpability"
Keywords:  guilt
a state of guilt
Culpability descends from the Latin concept of fault (culpa), which is still found today in the phrase mea culpa (literally, "my fault"). The concept of culpability is intimately tied up with notions of agency, freedom and free will. All are necessary, but not sufficient, conditions for culpability.
Blame, or degree of responsibility for a crime. This may be in degrees of purposeful, knowingly, recklessly or by negligence.
Blameworthiness; deserving punishment because of responsibility for an act.
The state of being culpable.