Accusation Definition

ăkyo͝o-zāshən
accusations
noun
accusations
An accusing or being accused.
Webster's New World
The crime or wrong of which a person is accused.
Webster's New World

A formal charge of criminal wrongdoing against a person or corporation. See also indictment, information and presentment.

Webster's New World Law
An informal charge that one has committed an illegal, immoral, or otherwise wrongful act.
Webster's New World Law
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Other Word Forms of Accusation

Noun

Singular:
accusation
Plural:
accusations

Origin of Accusation

  • First attested in the late 14th century. From Old French acusacion (French accusation), from Latin accūsātiō (“accusation, indictment”), from accūsō (“blame, accuse”). More at accuse.

    From Wiktionary

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