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Definition of Accusation

Accusation

  1. The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.
  2. That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.

Accusation Quotations

When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour.
Piers Anthony

In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
Enid Bagnold

As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.
Edwin Louis Cole

I suppose for whatever reason I actively welcome being put down, something which perhaps goes back to my upbringing - that accusation of not being worthy which could be laid at one's door.
Paul Muldoon
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Accusation Translations

accusation in Dutch is beschuldiging, aanklacht
accusation in German is Anklage {f}, Beschuldigung {f}
accusation in Italian is accusa, imputazione
accusation in Latin is criminatio, ciminatio
accusation in Swedish is anklagelse
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