Origin of accusation
Examples from the Web for accusation
The Copperheads, a group of Midwestern Democrats, made the accusation—and far worse—against President Lincoln during Emancipation.
Barack Obama, made the accusation against President Bush during the Iraq War.
Constand claimed that the accusation was patently false, and demanded $150,000 in damages from the tabloid and attorney.How Bill Cosby Allegedly Silenced His Accusers Through A Tabloid Smear Campaign|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a statement to The Daily Beast, Fritsch denied the accusation.
We got involved with casino gambling, and there was never any accusation of doing anything wrong.
If this were further twisted into an accusation of plagiarism from the actual theatre, I think it could be rebutted at once.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury
Return to Rome—the plans of Montreal unpenetrated—no accusation against him!Rienzi|Edward Bulwer Lytton
Somehow that accusation of youthfulness was the spur that drove Patricia to victory.Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge|Pemberton Ginther
The entire falsehood of the accusation is made obvious by a review of the following considerations.
The poor creature did not know herself how terribly heavy was the accusation she was bringing against her aunt.Miss Mackenzie|Anthony Trollope
late 14c., from Old French acusacion or directly from Latin accusationem (nominative accusatio), noun of action from past participle stem of accusare (see accuse).