BH: Well, for many years I resisted the imputation that Edna was based on my own mother.
In any event, she came forth with this imputation of careless work on the part of Dr. Lennon, an academic of some stature.
Gipsy had many faults, but she was strictly truthful, and this imputation against her honour rankled sorely.
I wish to justify myself in your eyes from an imputation that distresses me.'
Nor was any class of society exempt from the imputation; but the curtain need not be drawn.
Europe has not escaped the imputation of being the refuge of the lost tribes.
He could scarcely resist the impulse to resent the imputation that the savage had cast upon him.
It is an imputation he must repel with abhorrence and wrath.
Understand, I cast no imputation upon Mr. Vaile for having the contract and for getting the money.
But Violet was on her feet—the imputation on Captain Martindale had put her on her mettle.
is used to designate any action or word or thing as reckoned to a person. Thus in doctrinal language (1) the sin of Adam is imputed to all his descendants, i.e., it is reckoned as theirs, and they are dealt with therefore as guilty; (2) the righteousness of Christ is imputed to them that believe in him, or so attributed to them as to be considered their own; and (3) our sins are imputed to Christ, i.e., he assumed our "law-place," undertook to answer the demands of justice for our sins. In all these cases the nature of imputation is the same (Rom. 5:12-19; comp. Philemon 1:18, 19).