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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blame  \Blame\  (bl[=a]m),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blamed} 
  (bl[=a]md);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Blaming}.]  [OE.  blamen,  F. 
  bl[^a]mer,  OF  blasmer  fr  L.  blasphemare  to  blaspheme,  LL 
  also  to  blame,  fr  Gr  blasfhmei^n  to  speak  ill,  to  slander, 
  to  blaspheme,  fr  bla`sfhmos  evil  speaking,  perh,  for 
  blapsi`fhmos;  bla`psis  injury  (fr.  bla`ptein  to  injure)  + 
  fh`mh  a  saying,  fr  fa`nai  to  say  Cf  {Blaspheme},  and  see 
  {Fame}.] 
  1.  To  censure;  to  express  disapprobation  of  to  find  fault 
  with  to  reproach. 
 
  We  have  none  to  blame  but  ourselves  --Tillotson. 
 
  2.  To  bring  reproach  upon  to  blemish.  [Obs.] 
 
  She  .  .  .  blamed  her  noble  blood.  --Spenser. 
 
  {To  blame},  to  be  blamed,  or  deserving  blame;  in  fault;  as 
  the  conductor  was  to  blame  for  the  accident. 
 
  You  were  to  blame,  I  must  be  plain  with  you  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blamed 
  adj  :  expletives  used  informally  as  intensifiers;  "he's  a  blasted 
  idiot";  "it's  a  blamed  shame";  "a  blame  cold  winter"; 
  "not  a  blessed  dime";  "I'll  be  damned  (or  blessed  or 
  darned  or  goddamned)  if  I'll  do  any  such  thing";  "he's 
  a  damn  (or  goddam  or  goddamned)  fool";  "a  deuced 
  idiot";  "tired  or  his  everlasting  whimpering";  "an 
  infernal  nuisance"  [syn:  {blasted},  {blame},  {blessed}, 
  {damn},  {damned},  {darned},  {deuced},  {everlasting},  {goddam}, 
  {goddamn},  {goddamned},  {infernal}] 




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