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recrimination Line breaks: re|crim¦in|ation
Pronunciation: /rɪˌkrɪmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition of recrimination in English:


(usually recriminations)
An accusation in response to one from someone else: there are no tears, no recriminations [mass noun]: there was a period of bitter recrimination
More example sentences
  • 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), mutual accusation(s), counter-accusation(s), countercharge(s), counterattack(s), retaliation(s);
British informal rowing
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