Noun Accusation Definition and Examples


Noun:

Accusation

Pronunciation:

/akjʊˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition:
1.

noun

A charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong.
  1. 'Some were more inventive in the means they took to make accusations of sexual misconduct.'
  2. 'Sensitive to accusations of cronyism, he also wanted a non-political appointment.'
  3. 'I do think these things can be discussed and criticised without accusations of elitism coming up.'
  4. 'Shows were cancelled and accusations flew between members of the band as to who was to blame.'
  5. 'To avoid accusations that he didn't live in the electorate, he rented a place there.'
  6. 'Added to this are accusations that he failed to live up to his promise that the elections would be democratic and fair.'
  7. 'More than four years on not one iota of evidence in support of the accusations has been provided.'
  8. 'Just five days later, however, he crashed down to earth amid accusations of bribery.'
  9. 'Once again accusations are flying about the lack of consultation over health services.'
  10. 'The move has provoked accusations that Executive ministers are acting to silence a vocal critic.'
  11. 'there was accusation in Brian's voice'
  12. 'We put the US on notice that we expect full proof, that we will not tolerate accusation by innuendo or slur.'
  13. 'The muzzle of the gun just stared Czerell in the face like an unblinking eye of accusation.'
  14. 'The blonde with tears running down her cheeks starts crying harder but her blue eyes have a hint of accusation in them.'
  15. 'The Stegner program was designed to avoid any accusation that a writing degree was a soft option.'
  16. 'A blistering run from Greene, and one provoking no accusation of drug cheating, might still save the day.'
  17. 'Once at the door, the memories halted and the silence accosted her with a tone of accusation.'
  18. 'You could not conceivably get more resentment and accusation than is documented there.'
  19. 'Suddenly the play turns from a study of adolescent accusation into one about the problems of living with a gay husband.'
  20. 'He creeps toward me low to the ground, with a whiny growl of misery and accusation.'
  21. 'Such practices of accusation and defense have an important place in morality and law.'
((n.) The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.|--|(n.) That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.|--|)


noun

1. a charge of wrongdoing; imputation of guilt or blame.

2. the specific offense charged: The accusation is murder.

3. the act of accusing or state of being accused.


Examples:

"There can be accusation thesises."
"There can be accusation sayings."
"There can be accusation priests."
"There can be accusation nobodies."
"There can be accusation governments."
"There can be accusation firsts."
"irregularities can be accused."
"incompetences can be accused."
"corruptions can be accused."
"things can be accused."
"accusations can be against people."
"biases can be accused."
"accusations can be by places."
"accusations can be against places."
"rapes can be accused."
"involvements can be accused."
"accusations can be from people."
"accusations can be against people/places/organizations."
"murders can be accused."
"mismanagements can be accused."

Origin:
Late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin accusatio(n-), from accusare ‘call to account’ (see accuse).

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