impugn impugn  /ɪm ˈpjun/


  • (v) attack as false or wrong


  • She impugned that his piece was blatantly plagiarised from her novel.



  1. "On a few occasions, I have misspoken about my service, and I regret that," Blumenthal said. "But I will not allow anyone to take a few misplaced words and impugn my record of service to my country."
    on May 18, 2010 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. On the other hand Mr Wilson, among very few prepared to be named, said: "As far as I am concerned (Peter) has got support, the stories about Iris don't impugn him."
    on Jan 10, 2010 By: Sammy Wilson Source: Belfast Telegraph

  3. Clinton described Bush's way as "hoard power, disregard science, shred the Constitution, smear dissenters, impugn patriots, go it alone in the world wherever you can and cooperate only when you have to."
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: FOXNews

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