imputation(redirected from imputatively)
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Related to imputatively: imperatively
an accusation; an attribution, as of fault: His imputation was completely off base.
Not to be confused with:
amputation – cutting off, especially of a body part: After the amputation of his leg he was fitted for a prosthesis.
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•tion(ˌɪm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən)
1. the act of imputing.
2. an attribution, as of fault or crime; accusation.
[1535–45; < Late Latin]
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|Noun||1.||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
|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"|