What is the correct spelling and definition of a word (sp.) “enditement” [closed]

Whilst watching The Big Bang Theory (S04E11, ~06:45 in, where Howard and Stuart are talking in the Comic Book Store about Zack), I heard the following exchange:

— Is that sarcasm?
— No, it’s an enditement of the American education system.

The two characters involved are talking about a third character (who is present) who is being perceived as “stupid”.

When I heard the word enditement I imagined it as a synonym of “example”, but I cannot find a definition of a similar-sounding word that fits into the context described.

Can anyone provide the correct spelling/definition of this word?


The word is indictment, but pronounced as you spell it. The meaning is “a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.”

By “How I met Your Mother”, did you mean “The Big Bang Theory”? Howard, Stuart and Zack are characters in Big Bang, but not in HIMYM as far as I’m aware.

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