What does accusation mean?

Definitions for accusation
ˌæk yʊˈzeɪ ʃən; əˈkyu zəlac·cu·sa·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accusation, accusal(noun)

    a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

  2. accusation, charge(noun)

    an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

    "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"


  1. accusation(Noun)

    The act of accusing.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 14th century.

  2. accusation(Noun)

    A formal charge brought against a person in a court of law.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 14th century.

  3. accusation(Noun)

    An allegation.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 14th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accusation(noun)

    the act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense

  2. Accusation(noun)

    that of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accusation' in Nouns Frequency: #2769

How to pronounce accusation?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accusation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accusation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of accusation in a Sentence

  1. Aziz Ansari:

    The problem is that people read just the name and just the accusation and they don’t find out anything more than that, so, that’s the problem, but it sounds like it was consensual.

  2. David Perdue:

    What I want to hear is both sides of the argument. The trial is in the Senate not in the House, but I don't see this taking weeks and weeks and weeks. This is a very isolated accusation so I would hope we could get a look at it and get it done and give this President due process.

  3. Brett Kavanaugh:

    I have never done anything like what the accuser describes – to her or to anyone, because this never happened, I had no idea who was making this accusation until she identified herself yesterday.

  4. Thomas Merton:

    I am willing to admit that some people might live there for years, or even a lifetime, so protected that they never sense the sweet stench of corruption that is all around them -- the keen, thin scent of decay that pervades everything and accuses with a terrible accusation the superficial youthfulness, the abounding undergraduate noise, that fills those ancient buildings.

  5. Rami Makhlouf:

    I am getting very tired. They are always putting me in the circle of accusation.

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