Imputation

Im`pu*ta"tion

(?), [L. imputatio an account, a charge: cf. F. imputation.]
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1. The act of imputing or charging; attribution; ascription; also, anything imputed or charged.
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Shylock. Antonio is a good man.
Bassanio. Have you heard any imputation to the contrary?
Shak.
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If I had a suit to Master Shallow, I would humor his men with the imputation of being near their master.
Shak.
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2. Charge or attribution of evil; censure; reproach; insinuation.
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Let us be careful to guard ourselves against these groundless imputation of our enemies.
Addison.
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3. (Theol.) 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.
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4. Opinion; intimation; hint.
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