(pathol) the failure to form or emit semen
aspermatism aspermatism a·sper·ma·tism (ā-spûr’mə-tĭz’əm, ə-spûr’-) or a·sper·mi·a (ā-spûr’mē-ə, ā-spûr’-) n. The inability to secrete or ejaculate semen.
to attack with false, malicious, and damaging charges or insinuations; slander. to sprinkle; bespatter. Contemporary Examples I don’t wish to asperse the fellow, but he does have a background as a Republican staffer and operative. Who Inspects the Inspector? Michael Tomasky August 19, 2013 Historical Examples For endeavoring to asperse your petitioner’s personal character in […]
to attack with false, malicious, and damaging charges or insinuations; slander. to sprinkle; bespatter. verb (transitive) to spread false rumours about; defame (rare) to sprinkle, as with water in baptism v. late 15c., “to besprinkle,” from Latin aspersus, past participle of aspergere (see aspersion). Meaning “to bespatter someone’s character with rumor and false reports” is […]
a damaging or derogatory remark or criticism; slander: casting aspersions on a campaign rival. the act of slandering; vilification; defamation; calumniation; derogation: Such vehement aspersions cannot be ignored. the act of sprinkling, as in baptism. Archaic. a shower or spray. Contemporary Examples I suspect that Obama, too—for all his personal angst over the Muslim aspersion—will […]