impugnation

noun
im·​pugna·​tion
plural -s

Definition of impugnation

1 \ ˌimˌpəgˈnāshən \ obsolete : attack, opposition
2 \ ˌimˌpyüˈn-​ \ archaic : impugnment

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History and Etymology for impugnation

Middle English impugnacioun, impungnacioun, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French impugnation, from Latin impugnation-, impugnatio, from impugnatus (past participle of impugnare to impugn) + -ion-, -io -ion

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