imputation

[ im-pyoo-tey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of imputing.
an attribution, as of fault or crime; accusation.

Origin of imputation

1535–45; < Late Latin imputātiōn- (stem of imputātiō), equivalent to Latin imputāt(us) past participle of imputāre to ascribe, impute + -iōn- -ion
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