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Definition of "imputation" []

  • The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution. (noun)
  • Something imputed, ascribed, or attributed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "imputation" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "It is for us to ascertain how far the imputation has been a mere pretext to accuse them of idolatry."