aspersion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word aspersion

(noun) a disparaging remark
Synonyms : slur
Example Sentence
  • 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

(noun) an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
(noun) the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)
Synonyms : sprinkling

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aspersion

Sounds like ass-person, if you defame someone you make them look like an ass.

Another way to the say the same thing:
Make a person look like an ass by defaming them.
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by Yank

As + persion ~ Ass + person; calling someone As(s)pers[i]on means passing slanderous remark
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by abhims2

If you want to slander a person you say ASS to a PERSON
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by dilshad

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