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.]

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  • in Zweifel ziehen, angreifenGerman
  • impugnarSpanish
  • kyseenalaistaaFinnish
  • contester, contredire, attaquerFrench
  • betwisten, aanvallen, bestrijden, weersprekenDutch
  • оспариватьRussian
  • ifrågasätta, attackera, jäva, angripa, bestridaSwedish

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