What does the word imputation mean?

Usage examples for imputation

  1. The integrity of the two Romans, and their superiority to money, was chiefly remarkable in this; that in office and the administration of public affairs, they kept themselves from the imputation of unjust gain; whereas Agis might justly be offended, if he had only that mean commendation given him, that he took nothing wrongfully from any man, seeing he distributed his own fortunes, which, in ready money only, amounted to the value of six hundred talents, amongst his fellow- citizens. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh