from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of blaming someone for something; the imputation of blame.
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- n. The making of accusations, the assigning of blame.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the imputation of blame
Despite distrust and finger-pointing by mob members, the explanation was accepted by Licavoli.
CNN's Brianna Keilar reports on the finger-pointing between the major players involved in the Gulf Coast oil spill.
"We oppose the practice of finger-pointing among countries or strong-arm measures to force other countries to appreciate currencies," he told reporters last month.
"I'm used to the use of scapegoating and demonization and finger-pointing as a mechanism to divert or distract from problem-solving."
And as a result of all of them not appearing to have the requisite "leadership" qualities and skills to engender trust, confidence or respect, they have deteriorated to sniping, finger-pointing and warning us of the dire consequences should their opponents be elected.
Those of a cynical nature are saying that President Obama's and Vice President Biden's remarks early in the week about the "whining" from the Left are merely setting up a finger-pointing exercise for the aftermath of the midterm election -- the White House shifting blame, in other words, beforehand.
In the year that gave us BP's Gulf oil spill and the presumed end of the prolonged healthcare reform battle, my mind is tingling over the newest finger-pointing saga that has been unfolding among venture capitalists and "super angels" in Silicon Valley.
The latest in a series of hearings scrutinizing for-profit higher education also produced the most intense partisan finger-pointing to date and new data claiming many schools are a revolving door of dropouts and new recruits.
In this case, dumbly finger-pointing his own golden egg-laying goose, CNN, as being Jewish controlled.
Off the field, there is no more finger-pointing and complaining about preferential treatment for highly compensated stars.
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