asperation

n.

1721, noun of action from asperate (v.). Asperacioun "harshness" is attested from early 15c.


Nearby words

  1. aspectual,
  2. aspen,
  3. aspen hill,
  4. asper,
  5. asperate,
  6. asperger syndrome,
  7. asperger's syndrome,
  8. asperges,
  9. aspergilloma,
  10. aspergillosis

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