Britney: aspersion, censorious

May 25, 2006

Some mothers believe that the media has been too harsh in casting aspersions on Britney Spears' parenting skills. A recent poll of 10,000 people on a parenting website showed that 75% of respondents believe that the criticism of the star is unfairly censorious.

aspersion – (noun) a damaging or spiteful remark

censorious – (adjective) inclined to find fault; severely critical

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