The definition of culpable is deserving of blame.(adjective)
An example of culpable is a person who has committed a wrongdoing.
See culpable in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: altered, modeled on L < ME coupable < OFr < L culpabilis < culpa, crime, fault, blame
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Origin: Middle English coupable, from Old French, from Latin culpābilis, from culpāre, to blame, from culpa, fault.
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