Synonyms for Guilty:


blameworthy; found at fault (adjective)
damned, reprehensible, delinquent, sorry, responsible, chargeable, evil, condemned, culpable, contrite, censurable, licentious, hangdog, convicted, depraved, criminal, doomed, Incriminated, Sentenced, liable, Judged.
condemned (adjective)
convicted, Sentenced, doomed, condemned, damned.
guilty (adjective)
culpable, blameworthy, corrupt, red-handed, Incriminated, implicated, Impeachable.
shamefaced (adjective)
wicked (adjective)
evil, licentious, depraved.


embarrassed, foolish, sorry, contrite, uncomfortable, liable, feel/look small, abashed, Judged, repentant, cleared. accountable, reprehensible, responsible, answerable, praise, up to someone, of your own making, under an obligation, duty-bound, in someone's hands. wrongful, clandestine, fraudulent, unconstitutional, shady, unauthorized, improper, illicit. unfortunate, awkward, embarrassing, undignified, painful, shameful, ignominious, humiliating. guilty (noun)
conscience-smitten, criminal, condemned, bloodguilty, delinquent, ashamed, guilt-ridden, punishable, finable, hangdog, indictable, blamable, chargeable, at fault, convicted, blameworthy, blameful, blameable, shamed, culpable, fineable, censurable, shamefaced, red-handed.

Other synonyms:

contrite, embarrassed, responsible, abashed, humiliating, sorry, undignified, shameful, Judged, repentant, foolish, ignominious, uncomfortable. unfortunate. embarrassing, painful. awkward. objectionable

Usage examples for guilty

  1. Ichabod was the guilty one, and a man. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  2. How are we, being guilty to find Him? – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  3. Lawry knew that his father was guilty and he was in despair. – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic