Definition of recrimination in English:


Syllabification: re·crim·i·na·tion
Pronunciation: /riˌkriməˈnāSHən


(usually recriminations)
  • An accusation in response to one from someone else: there are no tears, no recriminations there was a period of bitter recrimination
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    • Accusations and recriminations are thrown about and the characters occasionally become overwrought.
    • But, instead of retreating into pointless recriminations and bitter words, he sought a pragmatic way forward.
    • Matters aren't helped by the fact that the bitter recriminations continue to rumble on.
    accusation(s), counteraccusation(s), countercharge(s), counterattack(s), retaliation(s)

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