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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The attribution to a source or cause; A statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense).

Usage examples (33)
  • He denied the imputation
  • The imputation is unjust; "I am neither actuated by a devil, nor in compact with one;" and this he evidenced by what he did against the devil's kingdom.
  • Christ's reply to this imputation is copious and cogent, that every mouth may be stopped with sense and reason, before it be stopped with fire and brimstone.
  • It is for us to ascertain how far the imputation has been a mere pretext to accuse them of idolatry. for more
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  • While you may resent the "imputation" that you aren't tough enough for wilderness hiking, you can end up with an "amputation" of frostbitten toes!
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