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Definition of Impeachment

Impeachment

  1. The act of impeaching, or the state of being impeached
  2. Hindrance; impediment; obstruction.
  3. A calling to account; arraignment; especially, of a public officer for maladministration.
  4. A calling in question as to purity of motives, rectitude of conduct, credibility, etc.; accusation; reproach; as, an impeachment of motives.

Impeachment Quotations

Impeachment is not a remedy for private wrongs; it's a method of removing someone whose continued presence in office would cause grave danger to the nation.
Charles Ruff

That's the really neat thing about Dan Quayle, as you must have realized from the first moment you looked into those lovely blue eyes: impeachment insurance.
Barbara Ehrenreich

I'm drawn to almost any piece of writing with the words 'divine love' and 'impeachment' in the first sentence. But I know the word 'divine' makes many progressive people run screaming for their cute little lives, and so one hesitates to use it.
Anne Lamott

Ten of those Republican incumbents, all of whom voted for the impeachment of President Clinton, are from states that Bill Clinton carried.
Robert Torricelli

Article II of the articles of impeachment against Richard Nixon was just the simple fact that he talked about and suggested the potential use of the IRS against one or two political opponents.
Monica Crowley
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Impeachment Translations

impeachment in German is Anklage {f}
impeachment in Norwegian is anklage