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.]
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".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.