Examples from the Web for imputation
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.
Lola, it seems, resents highly any imputation upon her good name, and demands proof of her losses.
But one thing he could not bear, and that was an imputation of faithlessness in his stewardship.The Call of the Blood|Robert Smythe Hichens
Jonathan Swift is generally regarded as a free liver, though probably the company he kept is often answerable for the imputation.Nineteen Centuries of Drink in England|Richard Valpy French
Ronder ought at once to resent any imputation on his honesty.The Cathedral|Sir Hugh Walpole
I not only acquit De Quincey of all serious moral delinquency,—I declare distinctly that no imputation of it was ever intended.Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860|George Saintsbury
Word Origin and History for imputation
1540s, noun of action from impute (v.) on model of Middle French imputation, or else from Late Latin imputationem (nominative imputatio), noun of action from imputare.