Synonyms and Antonyms of aspersion
an unfair criticism or false accusation meant to damage another's reputation
- Let's keep the debate focused on the issues and try to avoid casting aspersions on one another.
- I don't mean to cast aspersions on his integrity, but I'm not sure I'd trust him with the money.
affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, insult, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slur
imputation, innuendo, insinuation
aspersing, blackening, calumniation, character assassination, defamation, defaming, libel, libeling (or libelling), maligning, slander, smearing, traducing, vilification, vilifying
attack, censure, criticism, denunciation, hatchet job
muck, mud, smear
abuse, invective, vituperation
contempt, disdain, scorn
belittlement, denigration, disparagement
cattiness, despite, hatefulness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, venom, viciousness
acclaim, accolade, applause, commendation, praise
esteem, honor, respect
adoration, reverence, veneration, worship