Share this entry
recriminative Syllabification: re·crim·i·na·tive
Pronunciation: /rəˈkrimənədiv/

Definition of recriminative in English:


Archaic term for recriminatory.
Example sentences
  • A recriminative war of words, from platform and from press, was waged, not only in Pomfret, but throughout the county and state.
  • Punishment for its own sake, whilst perhaps psychologically satisfying the need for recriminative justice, is most costly, as it does little to control re-offending.
Definition of recriminative in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources