verb (used with object)
Origin of attaint
Related Words for attaintedimprison, condemn, sentence, sully, defile, disparage, debase, tarnish, stigmatize, dishonor, slander, defame, disrespect, discredit, degrade, besmirch, reproach, humiliate, disgrace, frame
Examples from the Web for attainted
Historical Examples of attainted
The prisons were choked with attainted and suspected rebels.Mistress Wilding
Under Edward IV his lands are naturally granted to other people and he is attainted.Henry the Sixth
The fifth class of 85 persons are, as we said, not attainted at all.
They proposed that the queen should be attainted by a separate bill.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.
He was impeached of high treason and attainted in 1715; and he died in exile.The Journal to Stella