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Synonyms for blemish
ˈblɛm ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blemish, defect, mar(verb)

    a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

    "a facial blemish"

    Synonyms:
    mar, flaw, fault, defect, shortcoming

  2. deface, disfigure, blemish(verb)

    mar or spoil the appearance of

    "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue"

    Synonyms:
    disfigure, spot, flaw, deface

  3. blemish, spot(verb)

    mar or impair with a flaw

    "her face was blemished"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, blob, recognize, recognise, flaw, descry, fleck, espy, pick out, deface, spy, disfigure, distinguish, blot, make out, discern, spot

  4. flaw, blemish(verb)

    add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective

    Synonyms:
    disfigure, spot, flaw, deface

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blemish

    Whatever mars the beauty or completeness of an object is a blemish, whether original, as squinting eyes, or the result of accident or disease, etc., as the pits of smallpox. A blemish is superficial; a flaw or taint is in structure or substance. In the moral sense, we speak of a blot or stain upon reputation; a flaw or taint in character. A defect is the want or lack of something; fault, primarily a failing, is something that fails of an apparent intent or disappoints a natural expectation; thus a sudden dislocation or displacement of geological strata is called a fault. Figuratively, a blemish comes from one's own ill-doing; a brand or stigma is inflicted by others; as, the brand of infamy.

    Synonyms:
    blot, blur, brand, crack, daub, defacement, defect, deformity, dent, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, fault, flaw, imperfection, injury, reproach, smirch, soil, speck, spot, stain, stigma, taint, tarnish

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blemish

    Synonyms:
    spot, blur, blot, flaw, speck, fault, imperfection, stain, daub, tarnish, defacement, discoloration, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, defect

    Antonyms:
    purity, unsulliedness, honor, intactness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blemish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    stain, sully, blur, spot, tarnish, mar, injure, taint

  2. blemish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    defame, vilify, traduce, ASPERSE, calumniate, slander, malign, revile, run down, speak ill of

  3. blemish(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stain, spot, defect, speck, blur, soil, tarnish, flaw, fault

  4. blemish(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disgrace, dishonor, reproach, taint

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blemish(n)

    Synonyms:
    defect, fault, imperfection, eyesore, disfigurement, blot

  2. blemish(v)

    Synonyms:
    deface, mar, disfigure, sully

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blemish":

    blot, stain, smear, soiling, spot

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How to use blemish in a sentence?

  1. Sheldon Whitehouse:

    I think it's not only wrong, i think it's really low. This is a woman who has worked in the Department of Justice under Republican and Democratic administrations without blemish for 27 years.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Judge Kavanaugh is one of the finest people that I've ever known. Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding intellect and outstanding judge respected by everybody. Never had even a little blemish on Judge Kavanaugh record, if it takes a little delay, it'll take a little delay.

  3. Donald Trump:

    He's an outstanding intellect. An outstanding judge. Respected by everybody. Never even had a little blemish on his record. The FBI has I think gone through a process six times with him over the years where he went to higher and higher positions. He is somebody very special.

  4. Moses:

    YOU SHALL not sacrifice to the Lord your God an ox or sheep with a blemish or any defect whatsoever, for that is an abomination to the Lord your God.

  5. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams:

    This is a blemish on our entire city. Anytime our well-trained police officers can not de-escalate a situation between mother and child without looking like Border Patrol police snatching away babies and children, that says that we're not doing what we need to do correctly.

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Translations for blemish

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  • عيبArabic
  • петня, петно, позор, позоря, недостатъкBulgarian
  • MakelGerman
  • mancha, manchar, maca, marca, perjudicarSpanish
  • pilata, vika, jälki, tahra, tahrataFinnish
  • פגם מוסרי, פגםHebrew
  • արատ, թերություն, բիծ, արատավորել, փչացնելArmenian
  • macchiaItalian
  • tongatongaMāori
  • mancha, máculaPortuguese
  • cusurRomanian
  • позор, изъян, портить, пятно, дефект, недостатокRussian
  • fľak, škvrnaSlovak
  • కళంకముTelugu
  • بیوقوفUrdu

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