Ascription - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈskrɪpʃn|  American pronunciation of the word ascription
Brit.  |əˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word ascription

noun

- assigning some quality or character to a person or thing(syn: attribution)

the ascription to me of honors I had not earned

- assigning to a cause or source (syn: attribution)

Examples

the ascription to me of honors I had not earned

...“pathetic fallacy” is the literary term for the ascription of human feelings or motives to inanimate natural elements...

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