Guilt by association



The attribution of guilt to individuals because of the people or organizations with which they associate, rather than because of any crime that they have committed.

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  • Guilted

    [gilt] /gɪlt/ noun 1. the fact or state of having committed an offense, crime, violation, or wrong, especially against moral or penal law; culpability: He admitted his guilt. 2. a feeling of responsibility or remorse for some offense, crime, wrong, etc., whether real or imagined. 3. conduct involving the commission of such crimes, wrongs, etc.: […]

  • Guiltier

    [gil-tee] /ˈgɪl ti/ adjective, guiltier, guiltiest. 1. having committed an offense, crime, violation, or wrong, especially against moral or penal law; justly subject to a certain accusation or penalty; culpable: The jury found her guilty of murder. 2. characterized by, connected with, or involving : guilty intent. 3. having or showing a sense of , […]



  • Guiltily

    [gil-tee] /ˈgɪl ti/ adjective, guiltier, guiltiest. 1. having committed an offense, crime, violation, or wrong, especially against moral or penal law; justly subject to a certain accusation or penalty; culpable: The jury found her guilty of murder. 2. characterized by, connected with, or involving : guilty intent. 3. having or showing a sense of , […]

  • Guiltiness

    [gil-tee] /ˈgɪl ti/ adjective, guiltier, guiltiest. 1. having committed an offense, crime, violation, or wrong, especially against moral or penal law; justly subject to a certain accusation or penalty; culpable: The jury found her guilty of murder. 2. characterized by, connected with, or involving : guilty intent. 3. having or showing a sense of , […]



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