Synonyms of aspersion


1. aspersion, slur, disparagement, depreciation, derogation

usage: a disparaging remark; "in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility"

2. aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration, attack

usage: an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

3. aspersion, sprinkling, baptism

usage: the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)

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