Definition of Recrimination

1. Noun. Mutual accusations.

Generic synonyms: Accusal, Accusation



Definition of Recrimination

1. n. The act of recriminating; an accusation brought by the accused against the accuser; a counter accusation.

Definition of Recrimination

1. Noun. The act of recriminating. ¹

2. Noun. A counter or mutual accusation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recrimination

1. crimination [n -S] - See also: crimination

Lexicographical Neighbors of Recrimination

recreationist
recreationists
recreations
recreative
recreator
recreators
recremental
recrementitial
recrementitious
recrements
recriminate
recriminated
recriminates
recriminating
recrimination
recriminations
recriminative
recriminator
recriminators
recriminatory
recriticality
recross
recrossed
recrosses
recrossing
recrossings
recrown
recrowned
recrowning

Literary usage of Recrimination

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Marriage, Divorce, Separation, and Domestic Relations by James Schouler, Arthur Walker Blakemore (1921)
"Acts Pending Action as Recrimination. 1726. Recrimination of Cruelty. ... Recrimination of Adultery. 1729. Whether a Condoned Offence Can Be Set lTp in ..."

2. Handbook on the Law of Persons and Domestic Relations by Walter Checkley Tiffany (1921)
"Recrimination is a countercharge in a suit for divorce that the complainant has been guilty of an offense constituting a ground for divorce. ..."

3. Handbook on the Law of Persons and Domestic Relations by Walter Checkley Tiffany, Roger William Cooley (1909)
"SAME-Recrimination'. 109. Recrimination is a countercharge in a suit for divorce that the complainant has been guilty of an offense constituting a ..."

4. The Law of Marriage and Divorce, Giving the Law in All the States and by Frank H Keezer (1906)
"In order to plead recrimination it must be specifically and fully set forth in the answer.22 If the plaintiff is guilty of desertion, he is not entitled to ..."

5. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth (1914)
"That is called recrimination. It seems that the recriminating acts must be of ... Thus to a proceeding setting up adultery, adultery is good recrimination, ..."

6. Revised Laws of the State of California: In Four Codes : Political, Civil by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch, Charles Lindley (1871)
"Recrimination is a showing by the defend- Rec-imina- ant of any cause of divorce against the plaintiff, in bar of on'Wl the plaintiff's cause of divorce. ..."

7. Cases on Persons and Domestic Relations: Selected from Decisions of English by Albert Martin Kales, Chester Garfield Vernier (1911)
"App.) 56 SW 939 (1900), held that, while the offense used in recrimination need not equal that of defendant, it must be of the same general character. ..."

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