Accusation in a sentence

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Definition of Accusation

  • The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.
  • That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.
  • an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
  • a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

How to use accusation in a sentence. Accusation pronunciation.

The author was engaged, in fact, in bringing up to date some of the accusations which earlier controversialists had made.
As soon as the bishop had heard from Petrus of all that had happened in his house, he had sent for Paulus, and as he could answer nothing to the accusation, he had expelled him from his flock-to which the anchorites belonged- forbidden him to visit the church on week-days, and declared that this his sentence should be publicly proclaimed before the assembled congregation of the believers.
Still smarting under the stout lady's accusations, which continued to sound in sniffs and snorts, she answered as austerely as possible.
The book is a work of art, and contains many reflections and bitter accusations against society that are founded on the truth.
He presented the paper to the neighbors of the two disciples, taking their names as witnesses, and saving that he should go and present the accusation on the next day.
Her thoughts admitted no worse accusation than this.
There is always some stock accusation brought against eminent persons.
Unfortunately, in Shakespear's case, prudery, which cannot prevent the accusation from being whispered, does prevent the refutation from being shouted.
But for our will, in whose behalf we prefer this accusation, with how much greater probability may we reproach herself with mutiny and sedition, for her irregularity and disobedience?
To conclude, I should move, in the behalf of the gentleman, my client, it might be considered, that in this fact, his cause being inseparably and indistinctly conjoined with an accessory, yet he only is called in question, and that by arguments and accusations, which cannot be charged upon the other; whose business, indeed, it is sometimes inopportunely to invite, but never to refuse, and invite, moreover, after a tacit and quiet manner; and therefore is the malice and injustice of his accusers most manifestly apparent.
Then, when they brought accusations against him, and could not prove them, the road was opened freely to him.
The accusation that Katharine was calm, callous, and indifferent was not possible in face of her present air of animation.
The real cause of this estrangement, and of all the accusations against him, was this,-he did not sympathize with the Abolition party; he was not prepared to embark in a crusade against slavery, the basal institution of the South.
Approach the tribunal of sound reason, and bear testimony against unjust accusations!
It is the lying accusation passed about in this hotel that I object to.
I have good witness of this; therefore I beseech your majesty, do not cast away an honest man for a villain's accusation.
Through Mr. Hendricks he had learned something more about Jim Doyle, the real Doyle and not the poseur, and he felt she should know the nature of the accusations against him.
He remembered its setting, but of all the argument and quarreling only one thing stood out distinctly, and that was Edith's acceptance of Dan's accusation.
He had no plan in his mind except to see Louis Akers, and to find out from him if he could what truth there was in Edith Boyd's accusation.
Quick, therefore, give me quickly some light, swift hawk or kestrel wings, so that I may summon the islanders, sustain the accusation here, and haste back there again on flying pinions.

Examples of Accusation

Example #1
For example, he reviews the indictments of the players in 1699 and 1701 for uttering profane remarks upon the stage, and he culls from several plays and prints the licentious expressions which had resulted in the indictments.
Example #2
Except for the author's ingenuity in seizing upon the fortuitous circumstances of the storm, the acting of 'Macbeth' and 'The Tempest', and the proclamation of the Fast Day (which was ordered partly because of the ravages of the storm), there is nothing greatly original in the work.
Example #3
And how did this affect Paulus as he climbed the mountain, lonely and proscribed?
Example #4
He had been ill-used and contemned, and, though perfectly innocent, ere he left the oasis he was condemned to the severest penance.
Example #5
I must leave you to judge, Miss Derrick, how soon you feel able to go.
Example #6
But for Mrs. Higgins's presence, Emmeline would have responded with a certain kindness.