Ascription

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Ascription Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • assigning to a cause or source; "the attribution of lighting to an expression of God''s wrath"; "he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso"
  • assigning some quality or character to a person or thing; "the attribution of language to birds"; "the ascription to me of honors I had not earned"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • assigning some quality or character to a person or thing; "the attribution of language to birds"; "the ascription to me of honors I had not earned" ,
  • assigning to a cause or source; "the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath"; "he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Ascription'


  • Ascription: Ascription is the act of ascribing (attributing). In Sociology, it is a way to acquire status, along with achievement or chance - Cf. Ascriptive inequality
  • Trait ascription bias: Trait ascription bias is the tendency for people to view themselves as relatively variable in terms of personality, behavior and mood while viewing others

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