Definition of Accusatory

1. Adjective. Containing or expressing accusation. "His accusing glare"

Exact synonyms: Accusative, Accusing, Accusive
Similar to: Inculpative, Inculpatory
Derivative terms: Accusative, Accuse, Accuse, Accuse, Accuse, Accuse, Accuse



Definition of Accusatory

1. a. Pertaining to, or containing, an accusation; as, an accusatory libel.

Definition of Accusatory

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, or containing, an accusation; "as, an '''accusatory''' libel" - George Grote ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accusatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accusatory

accusation
accusations
accusatival
accusative
accusative-case
accusative case
accusative cases
accusatively
accusativeness
accusatives
accusator
accusatorial
accusatorially
accusatorily
accusators
accusatory (current term)
accusatour
accusatrices
accusatrix
accuse
accused
accusement
accusements
accuser
accusers
accuses
accusest
accuseth
accusing
accusingly

Literary usage of Accusatory

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1. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1913)
"Three fundamental types of procedure are, in effect, distinguishable, —• the accusatory type, the inquisitorial type, and the mixed type. ..."

2. A History of Continental Criminal Procedure, with Special Reference to France by Adhémar Esmein, René Garraud, Carl Joseph Anton Mittermaier (1913)
"Three fundamental types of procedure are, in effect, distinguishable, — the accusatory type, the inquisitorial type, and the mixed type. ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1823)
"... Madrid, Lorca, Valencia— accusatory Address of the Cortes to the King—Decrees showing a jealousy of France—Prorogation of the Cortes—Disturbances in ..."

4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1823)
"... oft/ic New Cortes—Budget of the Year—Disturbances in Pampeluna, Madrid, Lorca, Valencia—. accusatory Address oft/ic Cortes to the King—Decrees showing ..."

5. A Clinical Manual of Mental Diseases by Francis Xavier Dercum (1913)
"THE SELF-accusatory FORM Again, cases of paranoia are met with hi which the patient may manifest, among other ideas, ideas of self-accusation. ..."

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