Guilt"y(?), a. [Compar. Gultier (?); superl. Guiltiest.] [AS. gyltig liable. See Guilt.] 1. Having incurred guilt; criminal; morally delinquent; wicked; chargeable with, or responsible for, something censurable; justly exposed to penalty; -- used with of, and usually followed by the crime, sometimes by the punishment; as, guilty of murder.
They answered and said, He is guilty of death.Matt. xxvi. 66.
Nor he, nor you, were guilty of the strife.Dryden.
2. Evincing or indicating guilt; involving guilt; as, a
guilty look; a
guilty act; a
3. Conscious; cognizant.
4. Condemned to payment.
[Obs. & R.]
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