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criminative

[krim-uh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv]
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adjective
  1. involving crimination; accusatory.
Also crim·i·na·to·ry [krim-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈkrɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.

Origin of criminative

First recorded in 1725–35; criminate + -ive
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Examples from the Web for criminative

Historical Examples

  • They may be criminative, or exculpative, or aggravative, or evidential.

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