impeachment (Meaning)

Wordnet

impeachment (n)

a formal document charging a public official with misconduct in office

Webster

impeachment (n.)

The act of impeaching, or the state of being impeached

Hindrance; impediment; obstruction.

A calling to account; arraignment; especially, of a public officer for maladministration.

A calling in question as to purity of motives, rectitude of conduct, credibility, etc.; accusation; reproach; as, an impeachment of motives.

impeachment Sentence Examples

  1. The President's alleged misconduct has triggered an impeachment inquiry.
  2. The House of Representatives has the sole power of impeachment.
  3. The Senate has the exclusive authority to try all impeachment cases.
  4. The articles of impeachment outline the specific charges against the accused official.
  5. Impeachment is a political, not a criminal, process.
  6. The impeachment process can be lengthy and complex.
  7. The outcome of an impeachment trial can have significant consequences for the impeached individual and the country.
  8. The threat of impeachment can sometimes lead to voluntary resignation.
  9. Impeachment is a rare occurrence in American political history.
  10. The impeachment process has been the subject of much debate and controversy.

FAQs About the word impeachment

a formal document charging a public official with misconduct in officeThe act of impeaching, or the state of being impeached, Hindrance; impediment; obstruction

condemnation,arraignment, denunciation, countercharge, censure,accusation, recrimination, allegation, plea, counteraccusation

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The President's alleged misconduct has triggered an impeachment inquiry.

The House of Representatives has the sole power of impeachment.

The Senate has the exclusive authority to try all impeachment cases.

The articles of impeachment outline the specific charges against the accused official.