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See also: aspersión
aspersion (plural aspersions)
- An attack on somebody's reputation or good name, often in the phrase to cast aspersions upon….
- 1799, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, “Resolutions of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania to Kentucky”, in State Documents on Federal Relations, University of Pennsylvania, published 1906, page 21:
- No criminality can be infered or punishment inflicted, but for writing, printing, uttering, or publishing false, scandalous and malicious aspersions against the government.
- (obsolete) A sprinkling of holy water.
an attack on somebody's reputation or good name
a sprinkling of holy water
aspersion f (plural aspersions)