- Recrimination is the mutual exchange of accusations.
When someone accuses you of being selfish and you accuse them of being greedy, this is an example of recrimination.
recrimination definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act of recriminating.
- A countercharge.
- Law A defense in an action for divorce in which the accused party makes a similar accusation, as of adultery or cruelty, against the plaintiff.
Variant of recriminate