accusing

adjective
ac·​cus·​ing | \ ə-ˈkyü-ziŋ How to pronounce accusing (audio) \

Definition of accusing

: directing blame or responsibility toward someone or something an accusing look/glare Many were quick to point accusing fingers at Hughes.— Robert F. Howe

Other Words from accusing

accusingly adverb
The guests stared accusingly at Rubin. — Mordecai Richler … each one felt himself the centre of accusing eyes, and looked accusingly upon his fellows. — Jack London

First Known Use of accusing

1548, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for accusing

from present participle of accuse

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The first known use of accusing was in 1548

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“Accusing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accusing. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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