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1. aspersion

noun. ['əˈspɝːʒən'] a disparaging remark.

Synonyms

  • disparagement
  • slur
  • derogation
  • depreciation

Antonyms

  • increase
  • appreciation

Etymology

  • aspersio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Aspersion

  • subversion
  • submersion
  • excursion
  • dispersion
  • conversion
  • reversion
  • perversion
  • inversion
  • incursion
  • diversion
  • immersion
  • aversion
  • version
  • persian

Example sentences of the word aspersion


1. Noun, singular or mass
A baptism conducted by sprinkling holy water onto someone's head is called baptism by aspersion.

2. aspersion

noun. ['əˈspɝːʒən'] an abusive attack on a person's character or good name.

Synonyms

  • slander
  • denigration
  • calumny
  • attack

Antonyms

  • finish
  • evolution
  • approval
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • aspersio (Latin)

3. aspersion

noun. ['əˈspɝːʒən'] the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare).

Synonyms

  • baptism

Antonyms

  • praise
  • refrain

Etymology

  • aspersio (Latin)
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