Definition of impeachment :
1. A calling in question as to purity of motives, rectitude of conduct, credibility, etc.; accusation; reproach; as, an impeachment of motives.
2. A calling to account; arraignment; especially, of a public officer for maladministration.
3. Hindrance; impediment; obstruction.
4. The act of impeaching, or the state of being impeached
accusation (part of speech: noun)
charge, blame, incrimination, grievance, denouncement, accusation, complaint, accusal, censure, citation, insinuation, criticism, condemnation, allegation, reproach, imputation, indictment, allegement
lawsuit (part of speech: noun)
- Here were rebuke, love, and impeachment, all in one, and the old man half started from his seat. - "Parables Of A Province", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 13, 2009.
- Committee to declare articles of Articles of Impeachment against the President of the United States. - "History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868", Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson).
- The Jeronymites, whose every act was now one of opposition to Las Casas, showed much annoyance at this impeachment of the royal functionaries. - "Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings", Francis Augustus MacNutt.