Definition of Incrimination

1. Noun. An accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed. "The police laid the blame on the driver"

Exact synonyms: Blame, Inculpation
Generic synonyms: Accusal, Accusation
Specialized synonyms: Self-incrimination
Derivative terms: Blame, Blame, Incriminate, Incriminate, Inculpate



Definition of Incrimination

1. n. The act of incriminating; crimination.

Definition of Incrimination

1. Noun. The act of incriminating someone; accusation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incrimination

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Incrimination

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incrimination (current term)
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Literary usage of Incrimination

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

1. Due Process of Law and the Equal Protection of the Laws: A Treatise Based by Hannis Taylor (1917)
"On that subject the Court said: "The defendants contend, in the first place, that the exemption from self-incrimination is one of the privileges and ..."

2. L. R. A. as Authorities: Including the Citations of Each Case as a Precedent by Lawyers' reports annotated, United States Supreme Court (1914)
"US 861) on sufficiency of statutory immunity to satisfy constitutional guaranty against self-incrimination. Disapproved in Brown v. Walker, 161 US 028, ..."

3. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"Self-incrimination: What Constitutes. Tf the answer will tend merely to disgrace but not to incriminate the witness, the privilege does not apply. ..."

4. Principles of the Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1912)
"... and appeal taken, and a new trial awarded, a verdict of murder may be returned.29 Self-incrimination —Immunity from, not a requirement of due process of ..."

5. A Treatise on Federal Practice, Civil and Criminal: Including Practice in by Roger Foster (1920)
"Self incrimination. The Fifth Amendment to the Federal Constitution ordains that no person "shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against ..."

6. The Validity of Rate Regulations, State and Federal by Robert Patterson Reeder (1914)
"6 Self-incrimination. 212. The Fifth Amendment, which relates only to the 45 Chicago, B. A QR Co. v. Chicago (1897) 166 US 226, 242, 246, 17 Sup. ..."

7. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1918)
"Privilege of Witness against Self-incrimination 55. Credibility 56. Fines 57. Costs 58. In General FINES AND COSTS CONDITIONAL PARDON 59. ..."

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