What does impugn mean?

Definitions for impugnɪmˈpyun

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impugn(verb)

    attack as false or wrong


  1. impugn(Verb)

    To assault, attack.

  2. impugn(Verb)

    To verbally assault, especially to argue against an opinion, motive, or action; to question the truth or validity of.

  3. Origin: From impugno, from in- + pugno, from pugnus (as in English pugilism), from roots.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impugn(verb)

    to attack by words or arguments; to contradict; to assail; to call in question; to make insinuations against; to gainsay; to oppose

  2. Origin: [OE. impugnen, F. impugner, fr. L. impugnare; in on, against + pugnare to flight. See Pugnacious.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Impugn

    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. impugnārein, against, pugnāre, to fight.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impugn in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impugn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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