Verbal Ability - Antonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Antonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.16)

In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.



[A]. Defendable
[B]. Blameless
[C]. Careless
[D]. Irresponsible

Answer: Option B


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Sundar said: (Sep 4, 2010)  
Main Entry: culpable

Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: responsible for action

Synonyms: amiss, answerable, at fault, blamable, blameful, blameworthy, caught, caught in the act, caught red-handed, censurable, demeritorious, dirty, found wanting, guilty, hung up, impeachable, in the wrong, indictable, liable, off base, out of line, punishable, reprehensible, responsible, sinful, smoking gun, to blame, unholy, wrong

Antonyms: blameless, inculpable, innocent, not guilty, right

Chandrappa said: (Sep 5, 2011)  
Hi sundar, as per you culpable means responsible for action rite? then antonyms may be Irresponsible.

Semugabi Godwin said: (Sep 10, 2011)  
I do agree with Sunder.

Nishanthipalraju said: (Sep 27, 2011)  
Culpaple means deserving blame, so correct.

Ayesha said: (Dec 11, 2011)  
Culpable means blame worthy. So blameless answer is correct.

Pallavi said: (May 25, 2012)  
Culpable means both blameful and responsible hence the answer may be both blameless and irresponsible. Can you explain the context for the given answer.

Shrey said: (Jul 24, 2012)  

Yeah but here responsible means 'responsible for some action'.
Hence you cannot go with irresponsible.

Parul Joshi said: (Oct 11, 2013)  
We can refer culpable as culprit so answer should be blameless.

Priya said: (Nov 23, 2013)  
Culpable means responsible for blame or responsible for anything wrong thats why blameless is correct opposite word.

Responsible may be responsible good or bad thing also so not irresponsible.

Sravanthi said: (Feb 4, 2014)  
Culpable means the blameworthy so the opposite word is blameless.

Srikanth said: (Jul 25, 2014)  
Culpable is Responsible and its opposite is irresponsible.

Siva said: (Nov 4, 2014)  
CULPABLE in the sense which is not correct.

Anu said: (Apr 17, 2015)  
Culpable means blamable.

Sathya said: (Sep 5, 2015)  
Culpable means responsible then the opposite would be irresponsible.

Arif said: (Oct 7, 2015)  
No @Sathya.

Perfect meaning of 'Culpable': Blameworthy, deserving punishment.

So the antonym of culpable is Blameless.

Lee said: (Jul 12, 2016)  
Culpable : Deserve blame or censure as being wrong.

Satish said: (Mar 30, 2017)  
Deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious.

Kikii said: (Aug 10, 2017)  
Thank you all for explaining it.

Krishna Singh said: (Aug 12, 2017)  
Culpable comes from like- Culprit who is deserving blame. Hence blameless is correct.

Deepu said: (Jun 13, 2018)  
Culpable means: blame, especially as something wrong, harmful or injurious; blameworthy.

I am culpable for stealing your money.

Mohan said: (Dec 6, 2018)  
Yes, right I agree @Priya.

Janelle said: (May 4, 2019)  
How it is blameless? Please explain me.

Janelle said: (May 4, 2019)  
Thanks all for explaining.

Mannu said: (Jun 22, 2019)  
Thanks for the explanation.

Mithun said: (Sep 4, 2019)  
Thanks all for the explanation.

Mithun said: (Sep 4, 2019)  
Thanks all for the explanation.

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