Associations to the word «Indictment»


INDICTMENT, noun. (legal) An official formal accusation for a criminal offence, or the process by which it is brought to a jury. [from 14th c.]
INDICTMENT, noun. (legal) The official legal document outlining the charges concerned. [from 16th c.]
INDICTMENT, noun. (countable) (uncountable) An accusation of wrongdoing; a criticism or condemnation. [from 19th c.]

Dictionary definition

INDICTMENT, noun. A formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense.
INDICTMENT, noun. An accusation of wrongdoing; "the book is an indictment of modern philosophy".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche