Synonyms for Sullying:
contaminating, dirtying, soiling, staining, Befouling, Defiling, Fouling, Muddying, Polluting, Tainting, Putrefying, Smudging, Streaking, smirching.
insulting, Disesteeming, disrespecting.
blackening, denigrating, Besmearing, Besmirching, Calumniating, Defaming, Denouncing, Detracting, Discrediting, Dishonoring, Libeling, Maligning, Pillorying, Scandalizing, Shaming, Slandering, Smearing, Tarnishing, Traducing, Vilifying, Stigmatizing, badmouthing.
Usage examples for Sullying
In surrendering to the born Netherlander- the heroic chieftain of the illustrious house of Nassau- these Netherlanders were neither sullying their flag nor injuring their country. – History of the United Netherlands, 1594 by John Lothrop Motley