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aspersion   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 әˋspFʒәn,-ʃәn 〕


〔 әˊspәːʃn 〕

Overview of noun aspersion

The noun aspersion has 3 senses

  • aspersion, slur -- (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")

  • aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration -- (an abusive attack on a person's character or good name)

  • aspersion, sprinkling -- (the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare))