attack as false or wrong
To assault, attack.
To verbally assault, especially to argue against an opinion, motive, or action; to question the truth or validity of.
Origin: From impugno, from in- + pugno, from pugnus (as in English pugilism), from roots.
to attack by words or arguments; to contradict; to assail; to call in question; to make insinuations against; to gainsay; to oppose
Origin: [OE. impugnen, F. impugner, fr. L. impugnare; in on, against + pugnare to flight. See Pugnacious.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
im-pūn′, v.t. to oppose: to attack by words or arguments: to call in question.—adj. Impugn′able.—ns. Impugn′er; Impugn′ment. [L. impugnāre—in, against, pugnāre, to fight.]
The numerical value of impugn in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of impugn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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