imputation

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From Middle French imputation, from Latin imputatio

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imputation (plural imputations)

  1. The act of imputing or charging; attribution; ascription.
  2. That which has been imputed or charged.
  3. Charge or attribution of evil; censure; reproach; insinuation.
  4. (theology) A setting of something to the account of; the attribution of personal guilt or personal righteousness of another; as, the imputation of the sin of Adam, or the righteousness of Christ.
  5. Opinion; intimation; hint.

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