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imputation

[ im-pyoo-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF imputation

Synonyms for imputation

  • accusation
  • allegation
  • attribution
  • incrimination
  • insinuation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPUTATION

Then turning to me—You can bear the imputation of sullenness I see!

Then we must in every way strain every nerve to avoid the imputation of being slaves?

This, at times subjected him to the imputation of meanness, but for this he cared little.

The malevolence of party has alone the merit of such an imputation.

Nothing is too base, nothing too infamous, for an imputation.

It was not here and in such a society I should have to blush for any imputation.

I repel the imputation that our race, as a class, is lazy and slothful.

My answer to this imputation I postpone to the concluding pages of my Volume.

Bishops gave their countenance to this imputation against me.

The imputation of untruthfulness was one to which she was particularly sensitive.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, noun of action from impute (v.) on model of Middle French imputation, or else from Late Latin imputationem (nominative imputatio), noun of action from imputare.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMPUTATION

accusation

nouncharge of wrongdoing, fault
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