Definition of Recriminatory

1. Adjective. Countering one charge with another. "Recriminatory arguments"

Exact synonyms: Recriminative
Similar to: Inculpative, Inculpatory
Derivative terms: Recriminate, Recriminate



Definition of Recriminatory

1. a. Having the quality of recrimination; retorting accusation; recriminating.

Definition of Recriminatory

1. Adjective. In the way of recriminations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recriminatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recriminatory

recreators
recremental
recrementitial
recrementitious
recrements
recriminate
recriminated
recriminates
recriminating
recrimination
recriminations
recriminative
recriminator
recriminators
recriminatory (current term)
recriticality
recross
recrossed
recrosses
recrossing
recrossings
recrown
recrowned
recrowning
recrowns
recrudency
recrudesce
recrudesced
recrudescence

Literary usage of Recriminatory

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1. The Law and Practice of Election Petitions: With an Appendix, Containing the by Henry Hardcastle (1880)
"Consequently, if the Court avoid the election without seating the unsuccessful candidate who claimed the seat (and against whom a recriminatory case is ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Appellate Jurisdiction of the House of Lords by John Fraser Macqueen (1842)
"recriminatory matter subsequent to the Wife's adultery rejected. ... Letter tendered to prove recriminatory matter anterior to Wife's adultery rejected. ..."

3. The Civil Code of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1872)
"... in a the answer as a recriminatory defense is a bar to such recrimina- defense when the ... recriminatory ..."

4. The Court of the Tuileries from the Restoration to the Flight of Louis Philippe by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1897)
"Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam!"—Lecturing in Vain. — Models of Kingly Perfection.—A Heaven Assigned Task.—-recriminatory Reproaches. — The Royalist Emigrants. ..."

5. Revised Laws of the State of California: In Four Codes : Political, Civil by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch, Charles Lindley (1871)
"... the answer as a recriminatory defence is a bar to such criminatory" defence when the ... recriminatory ..."

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