Accusal

All possible synonyms of the word Accusal as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Accusation, accusal

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • accusation
  • accusal

Hypernyms

  • charge, complaint: (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"

Hyponyms

  • self-accusation, self-condemnation: an admission that you have failed to do or be something you know you should do or be
  • recrimination: mutual accusations
  • allegation: (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice"
  • blame game: accusations exchanged among people who refuse to accept sole responsibility for some undesirable event
  • imprecation: a slanderous accusation
  • imputation: a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense); "he denied the imputation"
  • indictment: an accusation of wrongdoing; "the book is an indictment of modern philosophy"
  • information: formal accusation of a crime
  • preferment: the act of making accusations; "preferment of charges"
  • incrimination, inculpation, blame: an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed; "his incrimination was based on my testimony"; "the police laid the blame on the driver"
  • implication: an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection

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