from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An accusation of wrongdoing, a recrimination

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of accusing; accusation; charge; complaint.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of criminating, in any sense of the word; accusation; charge.


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  • The newspapers are so full of criticism and discussion of crimination and recrimination regarding Brest, and are so prone that I should like very much, if you have time in your very busy days to drop me a line, that you would write me as to the situation as it is now.

    Devil Dog

  • Of course a great row occurred as to who was to blame, and many arrests and trials took place, but there had been such an interchanging of cap numbers and other insignia that it was next to impossible to identify the guilty, and so much crimination and acrimony grew out of the affair that it was deemed best to drop the whole matter.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Aunt Emmeline was still averse to her niece, but she abstained from crimination.

    Ayala's Angel

  • The constable cautioned him to say nothing, as it seems is laid down in their orders, for fear of crimination.


  • He was fated to encounter and to display the carping and the crimination that always attend the gloom of a darkening cause.


  • Obviously the first part, the employment, will be enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, our main agency dealing with employment dis - crimination.

    Employment Equity from the U.S. Perspective

  • The legislatures, either federal or state, may strike at dis - crimination and the unequal treatment of black people, aliens, or others in job opportunities.


  • The term recognizes the psychological fact that just as there can be no human feeling without a minimum of intellectual dis - crimination, so men are unable to reason without experiencing some feeling.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Now, truly, to put the accusers to prove the crimination -- for so it was, and held forth a grievous crime in their apprehensions (what is really so God will judge) -- had been sufficient.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Protestant churches, but even in those churches dis - crimination persists.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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