Definition of 'indictment'
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It is a sad indictment of the age in which we live. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A terrible indictment of the sporting ability of today's youth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The failure to overcome the chasm in skills is an indictment against any government committed to fairness. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The failure of parts of the press to provide that is a terrible indictment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If captured he will now face an international indictment for war crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is not an indictment of our society. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What a sad indictment of the mess we are in. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That youngsters want to attend such parties is a terrible indictment of our nation. THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)What a sad indictment of our times. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It would be a sad indictment of society were your book to sell in huge numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is a sad indictment of failed policies that it seems such a big ask. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a sad indictment of society. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is a terrible indictment on those in charge that this poor man and his family suffered so much for so long. The Sun (2011)It's a real indictment of the formal childcare system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The worst outcome would be a second crime; an indictment and conviction not soundly based. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Terrible indictment of modern popular culture, blah blah blah. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What a sad indictment of modern Britain. The Sun (2006)It is a terrible indictment of the sport, but it is true. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But they are also an indictment of a government which has no clear idea how to get British forces home without further heavy loss of life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'indictment'
British English: indictment NOUN
If you say that one thing is an indictment of another thing, you mean that it shows how bad the other thing is.
It's a sad indictment of society that policemen are regarded as easy targets by thugs.
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