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guilty

guilt·y

guilty

 
pronunciation:
gIl ti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: guiltier, guiltiest
definition 1: feeling or showing guilt.
My lunch money was nowhere to be found, and then I noticed the guilty look on his face.
antonyms:
clear, innocent
similar words:
responsible
definition 2: responsible for breaking a law or doing something wrong.
The judge sent the guilty man to prison.
similar words:
criminal, responsible, to blame, wrong
derivations: guiltily (adv.), guiltiness (n.)
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The word guilty contains the following part:
-y1, -ey Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by; full of; tending to
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The suffix -y1, -ey attaches to nouns and a few verbs to form adjectives.