Oh, the alliteration!
I’ve been wanting to expand my vocabulary for as long as I can remember. I signed up for a variety of newsletters a few months back that would send me a new word every day. I think it’s about time I do something with them instead of sending them careening into my junk folder.
Aspersion: noun. an attack on the reputation or integrity of someone or something.
Somewhat grim to start, but definitely a very functional word.
We regularly encounter aspersions as business owners. It’s awfully challenging not to take them very, very personally. I have yet to master that skill of grace.