Synonyms of inquisitorial


1. inquisitorial (vs. accusatorial)

usage: especially indicating a form of prosecution in which proceedings are secret and the accused is questioned by a prosecutor who acts also as the judge

2. inquisitorial, inquiring (vs. uninquiring)

usage: marked by inquisitive interest; especially suggestive of an ecclesiastical inquisitor; "the press was inquisitorial to the point of antagonism"; "a practical police force with true inquisitorial talents"- Waldo Frank

3. inquisitorial, inquiring (vs. uninquiring)

usage: having the authority to conduct official investigations; "the inquisitorial power of the Senate"

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Definition and meaning of inquisitorial (Dictionary)