Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of impugn.

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Examples

  • I did not say a word impugning the authenticity of Greenwood's romance.

    The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth

  • Clark responded to the Star Tribune that it's "disturbing to the family that their urgent need to locate the missing organs was met by a judicial order suggesting that trying to hold a government official accountable is somehow wrongfully 'impugning' that official."

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • A committee aide tells RAW STORY that members were cautioned to abide by the Rules of the House, which prohibit lawmakers from "impugning" the president's character during official debate.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • "I have never said one word impugning General Arthur's honor or integrity as a man and a gentleman, but he was not in harmony with the views of the administration in the management of the custom-house.

    The Bay State Monthly — Volume 1, No. 5, May, 1884

  • We pledge that when we disagree, we will do so respectfully, without falsely impugning the other's motives, attacking the other's character, or questioning the other's faith, and recognizing in humility that in our limited, human opinions, "we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror" (1 Corinthians 13: 12).

    Jim Wallis: Seven Steps to Civility This Election Season

  • We pledge that when we disagree, we will do so respectfully, without falsely impugning the other's motives, attacking the other's character, or questioning the other's faith, and recognizing in humility that in our limited, human opinions, "we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror" (1 Corinthians 13: 12).

    Jim Wallis: Seven Steps to Civility This Election Season

  • But after decades of impugning the integrity of scholars with whom they disagreed, Mr. Schneir declares grandly that he has "no regrets, no apologies."

    The Defense

  • We pledge that when we disagree, we will do so respectfully, without falsely impugning the other's motives, attacking the other's character, or questioning the other's faith, and recognizing in humility that in our limited, human opinions, "we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror" (1 Corinthians 13: 12).

    Jim Wallis: Seven Steps to Civility This Election Season

  • But for a long time, impugning umpires has been seen as a threat to the game itself.

    Arbitrary Power in America's Pastime

  • We pledge that when we disagree, we will do so respectfully, without falsely impugning the other's motives, attacking the other's character, or questioning the other's faith, and recognizing in humility that in our limited, human opinions, "we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror" (1 Corinthians 13: 12).

    Jim Wallis: Seven Steps to Civility This Election Season

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