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1Having committed a fault or sin; offending.culpable, to blame, blameworthy, blameable, at fault, in the wrong, responsible, answerable, accountable, liableView synonyms
2Diseased or causing disease.unhealthy, ill, sick, unwell, ailing, infirm, sickly, unsound, unwholesome, infected, septic, contaminated, blighted, rotten, bad, abnormalView synonyms
Late 16th century (in peccant (sense 2)): from Latin peccant- ‘sinning’, from the verb peccare.
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