Synonyms for Blemish:


take its toll. black eye, marks, onus, talk trash, blacken someone's reputation/name/character, respect, attaint. ignominy, injure, prejudice, discredit, slander, smear, impair, Disserve, harm, detract from, character assassination, under a cloud, loss of face, vitiate, smear campaign. breakage, break, burn, burnout. attribute (noun)
defect, mar.
blemish (noun)
deformity, scab, deface, lesion, spoilage, distortion, brand, disfigurement, abrasion, fault, rift, sore, disfigure, wart, defect, weal, drawback, discoloration, blotch, stigma, spot, imperfection, impurity, eyesore, flaw, defacement.
deformity (noun)
flaw (noun)
impurity, fault, maculation, patch, cicatrix, brand, discoloration, speck, defect, ZIT, tarnish, pock, blotch, taint, birthmark, eyesore, lentigo, blister, deformity, freckle, smudge, spot, stigma, lump, defacement, nevus, bruise, wart, lack, pimple, scar, mark, blot, blackhead, imperfection, nodule, hickey, smutch, chip, stain, disfigurement, mole, pockmark, bug, speckle.
imperfection (noun)
faultiness, deficiency, inadequacy, incompleteness.
impurity (noun)
dirtiness, defectiveness, immorality, uncleanliness, slovenliness.
pimple (noun)
blackhead, hickey.
pock (noun)
shame (noun)


blemish (verb)
discolor, disfigure, check, taint, hurt, fleck, chip, freckle, mark, mole, fracture, spot, spoil, distort, hack, speck, defect, notch, mar, deface, deform, blot, scratch, flaw, splotch, tarnish, slit, scrape, damage, gash, dot, pockmark, nick, score, abrade, scar, scuff, stain, kink, blister.
contact (verb)
spot, deface, disfigure.
flaw, disfigure (verb)
harm, vitiate, damage, injure, deface, mar, impair, prejudice, hurt, distort, spoil.

Other synonyms:

abscess, hickey, speckle, breakage, pimple, Disserve, boil, ZIT, attaint, athlete's foot, bedsore, blackhead. bug, black eye, burn, onus. injure, impair, vitiate, burnout. break. contusion
Other relevant words:
burnout, patch, impair, break, nevus, attaint, cicatrix, maculation, pock, bruise, injure, ZIT, black eye, speckle, abscess, onus, birthmark, smudge, lentigo, lump, smear, prejudice, slander, blackhead, detract from, breakage, pimple, bedsore, ignominy, vitiate, hickey, discredit, harm, boil, nodule, mole, burn, bug, Disserve.

Usage examples for blemish

  1. " I ain't got a mark on me," said Mr. Gibbs with a satisfied air, " or a blemish – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  2. A religious test, as a qualification for office, would have been a great blemish – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  3. Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society