aspersion
[əˈspəːʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
(aspersions)
aspersions (plural noun)
  1. an attack on the reputation or integrity of someone or something.
    "I don't think anyone is casting aspersions on you"
    synonyms:
    vilification · disparagement · denigration · defamation · defamation of character · abuse · vituperation · condemnation · criticism · censure · castigation · denunciation ·
    flak · deprecation · opprobrium · obloquy · derogation · slander · revilement · reviling · calumny · calumniation · slurs · smears · execration · excoriation · lambasting · upbraiding · bad press · character assassination · attack · invective · libel · insults · slights · curses · mud-slinging · bad-mouthing · tongue-lashing · stick · verbal · slagging off · slagging · contumely · animadversion · objurgation · vilify · disparage · denigrate · defame · run down · impugn · revile · berate · belittle · abuse · insult · slight · attack · speak badly of · speak ill of · speak evil of · pour scorn on · criticize · censure · condemn · decry · denounce · pillory · lambaste · fulminate against · rail against · inveigh against · malign · slander · libel · conduct a smear campaign against · spread lies about · blacken the name/reputation of · sully the reputation of · give someone a bad name · bring into disrepute · discredit · stigmatize · traduce · calumniate · slur · bad-mouth · do a hatchet job on · take to pieces · pull apart · throw mud at · drag through the mud · slate · have a go at · hit out at · jump on · lay into · tear into · knock · slam · pan · bash · hammer · roast · skewer · bad-mouth · throw brickbats at · rubbish · slag off · pummel · dump on · bag · monster · contemn · derogate · vituperate · asperse · vilipend
Origin
late Middle English (denoting the sprinkling of water, especially at baptism): from Latin aspersio(n-), from aspergere ( see asperse).
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How to use aspersion in a sentence?
I don't think anyone is casting aspersions on you.
How to say aspersion in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic المذكرة
Bangla দাগ
Bosnian (Latin) Prskanje
Cantonese (Traditional) 阿斯瑞願
Chinese Simplified 阿斯瑞愿
Chinese Traditional 阿斯瑞願
Croatian prskanje
Czech hanobení
Danish falske
Finnish herjaus
French par aspersion
German Verleumdung
Greek χθεσινοβραδυνή
Hindi लांछन
Italian aspersione
Japanese 中傷であります。
Polish oszczerstwo
Portuguese (NOUN)aspersão
Querétaro Otomi aspersión
Russian (NOUN)клевета
Serbian (Cyrillic) асперсион
Slovak zastavenie
Spanish (NOUN)aspersión
Swedish klander
Tamil அவதூறு எந்த
Telugu ఆసుషన్
Turkish iftira
Ukrainian наклеп
Urdu کلنک
Yucatec Maya aspersión
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