[gil-tee] /ˈgɪl ti/
adjective, guiltier, guiltiest.
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.
characterized by, connected with, or involving :
having or showing a sense of , whether real or imagined:
a guilty conscience.
adjective guiltier, guiltiest
responsible for an offence or misdeed
(law) having committed an offence or adjudged to have done so: the accused was found guilty
(law) plead guilty, (of a person charged with an offence) to admit responsibility; confess
of, showing, or characterized by guilt: a guilty smile, guilty pleasures
Old English gyltig, from gylt (see guilt (n.)). Of conscience, feelings, etc., 1590s. Meaning “person who is guilty” is from 1540s. To plead not guilty is from 15c.; to plead guilty is 19c., though, as OED notes, “Guilty is technically not a plea, but a confession.”
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