Simple Definition of recrimination
: an angry statement in which you accuse or criticize a person who has accused or criticized you
Examples of recrimination in a sentence
The discussion turned into a heated debate with recriminations flying back and forth.
The meeting ended with bitterness and recrimination.
Origin and Etymology of recrimination
Medieval Latin recrimination-, recriminatio, from recriminare to make a retaliatory charge, from Latin re- + criminari to accuse — more at criminate
First Known Use: circa 1611
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