Definitions for impugnɪmˈpyun
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word impugn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to challenge as false; cast doubt upon:
The lawyer impugned the witness's story.
Archaic. to vilify.
Origin of impugn:
1325–75; ME < MF impugner < L impugnāre to attack =im-im -1+pugnāre to fight, der. of pugnus fist
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
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