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

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  • Asperation — As per*a tion, n. The act of asperating; a making or becoming rough. Bailey. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asperation — rare 0. (æspəˈreɪʃən) [n. of action f. asperate v.: see ation.] A making rough. in Bailey …   Useful english dictionary

  • asperate —   a. rather rough; v.t. make rough.    ♦ asperation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words