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im·pu·ta·tion

 (ĭm′pyo͝o-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution.
2. Something imputed, ascribed, or attributed.

im·pu′ta·tive (ĭm-pyo͞o′tə-tĭv) adj.
im·pu′ta·tive·ly adv.

im•pu•ta•tion

(ˌɪm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of imputing.
2. an attribution, as of fault or crime; accusation.
[1535–45; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imputation - a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense); "he denied the imputation"
accusal, accusation - a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
fingerpointing, finger-pointing - the imputation of blame; "they want all the finger-pointing about intelligence failures to stop"
2.imputation - the attribution to a source or cause; "the imputation that my success was due to nepotism meant that I was not taken seriously"
ascription, attribution - assigning to a cause or source; "the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath"; "he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso"

imputation

noun blame, charge, accusation, censure, slur, reproach, slander, attribution, insinuation, ascription, aspersion They avoided the imputation of criminal negligence.

imputation

noun
1. A charging of someone with a misdeed:
2. The act of attributing:
Translations

imputation

[ˌɪmpjʊˈteɪʃən] N (= attribution) → imputación f; (= accusation) → imputación f, acusación f

imputation

n (of crime)Bezichtigung f; (of lie also)Unterstellung f

imputation

[ˌɪmpjʊˈteɪʃn] n (frm) → capo d'imputazione or d'accusa
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Man" is "infected with the plague and leprosie of sin," and so must be "purged" and "purified" imputatively.