Synonyms for besmirched

MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for besmirched

MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BESMIRCHED

He hinted to Robert that Susan's history was besmirched with shame.

The walls were bare and besmirched, and upon them were several mottoes and placards.

For as yet machinery and reeking factories had not besmirched the country-side.

These do fear lest they be besmirched by fellowship with the mean and ailing.

I know, mother, that the people's souls are foul and besmirched.

Not content with vilifying the father, he besmirched the character of Paula's mother.

Right wrathful and heavy was she, because of the words that had besmirched her.

Alas, the inevitability that the ideal should be besmirched and desecrated when it comes in contact with sordid reality!

Quite close to the young lovers a heathen cut down a Christian who was carrying the besmirched head of a Muse.

That white dress upon your shoulders will be the filthiest, the most besmirched, the most shameful of your wardrobe.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from be- + smirch.

Related: Besmirched; besmirching.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BESMIRCHED

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.