What is another word for Delation?

Pronunciation: [dɪlˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

Delation is a term used to denote the reporting or denouncement of someone, in particular, disclosing someone's wrongdoings or misconduct. There are several synonyms for the word delation, including accusation, allegation, denunciation, impeachment, indictment, complaint, and charge. These terms are often used to describe the act of accusing or charging someone with a crime, whether it be theft, murder, or any other illegal activity. The use of such words is commonly seen in legal discussions, investigations, and trials. While each of these terms varies slightly in meaning, they all share the commonality of denoting the act of bringing accusations or charges against someone.

What are the hypernyms for Delation?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Delation

He had himself witnessed the triumph of Delation and the cold cruelty of Domitian.
"Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius"
Samuel Dill
Like everything in Roman social organisation, Delation had a long history, too long to be developed within the space of this work.
"Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius"
Samuel Dill
Since he who could bring a criminal to justice received a fourth of his possessions and estates, and since it brought the accuser into prominence, Delation was recklessly indulged in by the unscrupulous, both for the sake of gain and as a means of venting personal spite.
"The Women of the Caesars"
Guglielmo Ferrero

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