Translation of guilty in Spanish:


culpable, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɡɪlti//ˈɡɪlti/

adjectiveguiltiest, guiltier

  • 1

    how do you plead? — not guilty ¿cómo se declara? — inocente
    • he was the guilty party él era el culpable
    • to find sb guilty/not guilty declarar a algn culpable/inocente
    • to be guilty of sth ser culpable de algo
    • It is suggested that such a defendant should be regarded as being guilty of manslaughter and not murder.
    • From court records I can confirm that B pleaded guilty to the offence of affray.
    • The householder may be guilty of manslaughter and liable to be brought before the criminal courts.
    • Indeed, one of the persons sued by the applicants had pleaded guilty to such a crime.
    • Some defendants were found guilty on this count and sentenced either to death or to long terms of imprisonment.
    • It is usually said that there is no age below which, as a matter of law, a child cannot be guilty of contributory negligence.
    • You say this article carries the imputation that your client is guilty of procuring arson.
    • He denied murder but pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
    • Having found there was a case to answer the trial continued and we found the Appellant guilty on all 5 counts.
    • Another convicted man who appeared for sentencing had pleaded guilty to wounding.
    • She subsequently pleaded guilty to and he was found guilty of possession of cannabis resin with intent to supply.
    • Whether a plaintiff is guilty of contributory negligence is a question of fact.
    • A person who has been found guilty of a criminal offence is liable to be sentenced by the court.
    • I was told that the husband has pleaded guilty to contempt proceedings in the Family Court.
    • You hear judges write that the employee is guilty of contributory negligence.
    • Now, we know that your client pleaded guilty to a similar offence against his daughter.
    • He pleaded guilty to the second count of assault on the second day in the presence of the jury panel.
    • You will remember he told you he pleaded guilty to that offence; he admitted that offence.
    • He pleaded guilty to three other indecent assaults on the same youngster.
    • He had pleaded guilty on the first day of his trial to the lesser offence of theft, but that plea was not accepted by the Crown.
  • 2

    (ashamed, remorseful)
    to have a guilty conscience tener la conciencia sucia
    • don't feel guilty about that no te sientas culpable por eso
    • I feel guilty about not having warned her me siento culpable / me remuerde la conciencia por no habérselo advertido
    • Seemingly, I would alleviate my guilty conscience by showering him with presents.
    • History is littered with the guilty consciences of those who chose to remain silent.
    • I always felt so guilty when she said that.
    • Do you think he had a guilty conscience from abusing me, and he really loved me?
    • He was never rewarded with anything but a guilty conscience and a hell of his own making.
    • He never felt so guilty in his life but for what reason… He didn't know.
    • There is no pain like that of a guilty conscience, and bigots hate to admit they're wrong.
    • Now Lenny is a reformed alcoholic with a white wife, a thriving writing career and a guilty conscience.
    • Soon all that was left was nothing more than a ghostly echo of a guilty conscience.
    • For a man of honour, a guilty conscience must be a dreadful, perhaps unbearable burden.
    • We rarely realise here in Great Britain how lucky we to lack a guilty national conscience.
    • In all likelihood, he was not plagued by a guilty conscience at the time of the killings.
    • The reviewer is haunted by a guilty conscience: many of us did not write down what we could have.
    • I actually felt guilty and regretted making that phone call more than anything.
    • I have this guilty feeling being lucky among the people who are not affected in the recent flood.
    • It's what we tell ourselves to salve our guilty consciences as we walk on by.
    • Some players do write and try to justify their dirty deeds, maybe to salve their own guilty conscience.
    • That put a brave face on it, but there were guilty consciences wherever you looked.
    • Your guilty conscience is a testament to your unfailing virtue, of which you should be proud.
    • I paused, and thought of something to make her feel less guilty.
  • 3

    (secret/desires) vergonzoso
    • But keeping that guilty secret is deemed to be worth it by many if they get their crucial night's sleep.
    • The Sword and the Sorcerer is a very, very guilty pleasure for this judge.
    • Homosexuality was his other guilty secret, which he kept hidden from public sight until he was in his seventies.
    • Goofing off is certainly one guilty pleasure I have perfected over the years.
    • Whenever I see that picture, I know there is a guilty secret hidden within it.
    • Are roguelike games some kind of guilty, secret pleasure for those of you who play them?
    • The packed bags remained under the bed like a guilty secret for the rest of the night.
    • Another is that it's the phantom of a woman buried in the churchyard, who died with a guilty secret.
    • Mortensen produces a decent performance as a man that might be hiding a guilty secret.
    • I know she says the boyfriend she betrayed tipped off the press after she had revealed her guilty secret in her sleep.
    • I'm glad it's not a guilty secret that has ever cost me any precious sleep.
    • It is only when we learn of his guilty secret and hidden background that the casting provokes deep reservations.
    • Where once it was society's guilty secret, now there is a concerted effort to trawl for and publicise any hint of racism.
    • Until relatively recently, those of us who bet regularly had something of a guilty secret.
    • Landscape is indeed the innocent party, and yet can hide the most guilty and sinister of secrets.
    • I have often noted transits to Uranus in this house denote a time when guilty secrets and hidden vices are exposed.