Definition of recriminative in US English:

recriminative

adjective

  • archaic term for recriminatory
    • ‘A recriminative war of words, from platform and from press, was waged, not only in Pomfret, but throughout the county and state.’
    • ‘Punishment for its own sake, whilst perhaps psychologically satisfying the need for recriminative justice, is most costly, as it does little to control re-offending.’

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