. s. f.
Accusation, reproche, injure tendante à repousser une autre accusation, un autre reproche, une autre injure. Tout ce qu'il dit contre moi n'est qu une récrimination. Vous ne dites cela que par récrimination. Ce ne sont là que des récriminations. User de récriminations.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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