guilty


guilty
adj.
1 feeling/showing guilt
VERBS
feel, look
ADVERB
extremely, really, very
horribly, incredibly, terribly

She has a terribly guilty conscience about it.

almost

I feel almost guilty that so many good things are happening to us.

rather, somewhat

She was looking rather guilty when I came into the room.

a little, slightly, etc.
vaguely
equally

Matt and Chrissy both looked equally guilty.

PREPOSITION
about

I feel very guilty about leaving her.

2 having broken the law/done sth wrong
VERBS
be, plead

He pleaded guilty to starting the fire.

believe sb, presume sb

No one believed him guilty of this terrible crime.

A person should never be presumed guilty.

deem sb, find sb, hold sb, prove sb

Company directors may be deemed guilty of a crime if their company causes pollution.

He was found guilty of murder.

declare sb, pronounce sb

He was pronounced guilty.

vote

The jury voted not guilty on all counts.

ADVERB
certainly, clearly, obviously

She was certainly guilty, but the police couldn't prove it.

equally

Anyone who supports terrorists is equally guilty of terrorist crimes.

PREPOSITION
of

She was guilty of fraud.

Guilty is used with these nouns: ↑conscience, ↑defendant, ↑feeling, ↑look, ↑party, ↑plea, ↑pleasure, ↑secret, ↑verdict

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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