Synonyms and Antonyms of impugn
to criticize (a person's character, intentions, etc.) by suggesting that someone is not honest and should not be trusted
- He impugned his rival's character.
- Her motives have been scrutinized and impugned.
blame, call (on), castigate, censure, condemn, criticize, damn, denounce, fault, reproach, reprobate
accuse, charge, criminate, defame [archaic], impeach, incriminate, indict
chide, rebuke, reprove, tax
appeal, arraign, book, cite, summon
prosecute, sue, try
frame, implicate, inculpate, inform (against), name, report
advocate, champion, defend
excuse, forgive, justify, pardon, remit, shrive
absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate