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guilty

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In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
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Adjective

guilty (comparative guiltier, superlative guiltiest)

Positive
guilty

Comparative
guiltier

Superlative
guiltiest

  1. Responsible for a dishonest act.
    He was guilty of cheating at cards.
  2. (law) Judged to have committed a crime.
    The guilty man was led away.
  3. Having a sense of guilt
    Do you have a guilty conscience?
  4. Blameworthy.
    I have a guilty secret.

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Noun

Singular
guilty

Plural
guilt

guilty (guilt)
  1. (law) A plea by a defendant who does not contest a charge.
  2. (law) A verdict of a judge or jury on a defendant judged to have committed a crime.

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