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n.1.Act of impugning; opposition; attack.
A perpetual impugnation and self-conflict.
- Bp. Hall.
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Sharon Stone and her "karma" remark received overwhelming criticism and impugnation in Chinese society.
The impugnation is not quite fair, as nicely demonstrated by an unpublished piece from 1996 ("The innate foundational endowments"), wherein Quine supports Descartes over Locke with appeal to contemporary neonatal studies.
the anticolonialist perspective, the impugnation of the practice of centering on the West" (10-11).