That which is deserving of censure or disapprobation; culpability; fault; crime; sin.
place responsibility for fault or injury I do not think I can blame the motorcyclist for this accident. blameworthy (adj)
an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed; "his incrimination was based on my testimony"; "the police laid the blame on on the driver"
a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"
the assignment of responsibility, as culpability, for a particular wrongdoing to a specific individual or group of individuals whether by admission or accusation.