a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
"the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
The act of accusing.
A formal charge brought against a person in a court of law.
Origin: * First attested in the late 14th century.
the act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense
that of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge
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Rank popularity for the word 'accusation' in Nouns Frequency: #2769
The numerical value of accusation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of accusation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The agreement did not address things like the accusation they have made against us.
I felt relieved that I didn't do it; but at the same time, I felt that that was a serious accusation.
The ludicrous accusation that I somehow directed the police department to' stand down' at the rally is utterly false.
The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.
I felt relieved and scared at the same time, i felt relieved that I didn't do it; but at the same time, I felt that that was a serious accusation.
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Translations for accusation
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- acusacióCatalan, Valencian
- anklage, beskyldningDanish
- Beschuldigung, AnklageGerman
- syytös, syyte, syyttäminenFinnish
- 告発, 言いがかりJapanese
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