Synonyms of blemish in English:

blemish


See definition of blemish

noun

1‘not a blemish marred her milky skin’

SYNONYMS

imperfection, fault, flaw, defect, deformity, discoloration, disfigurement

bruise, scar, pit, pockmark, pock, scratch, dent, chip, notch, nick, line, score, cut, incision, gash

mark, streak, spot, fleck, dot, blot, stain, smear, patch, trace, speck, speckle, blotch, smudge, smut, smirch, fingermark, fingerprint, impression, imprint

marking, blaze, stripe

birthmark

informal splotch, splodge

technical stigma

ANTONYMS

enhancement

2‘local government is not without blemish’

SYNONYMS

defect, fault, failing, flaw, imperfection, frailty, fallibility, foible, vice

shortcoming, weakness, weak spot, weak point, deficiency, limitation

blot, taint, stain, smirch, dishonour, disgrace

ANTONYMS

virtue


verb

1‘neither bungalow nor caravan blemished the coast’

SYNONYMS

mar, spoil, impair, disfigure, blight, deface, flaw, mark, spot, speckle, blotch, discolour, scar

ruin, destroy, wreck

be a blot on the landscape

rare disfeature

ANTONYMS

enhance

2‘his reign as world champion has been blemished by controversy’

SYNONYMS

sully, tarnish, besmirch, blacken, smirch, stain, blot, taint, soil, befoul, spoil, ruin, dirty, disgrace, mar, damage, defame, calumniate, injure, harm, hurt, undermine, debase, degrade, denigrate, dishonour, stigmatize

informal drag through the mud

rare vitiate