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gokito commented on the word sullied
Sullied is like making something dirty or less esteemed. For example, Jane's reputation for decency was sullied when someone posted pictures of her on Facebook in a wet t-shirt contest.
September 24, 2009
"Working closely with Sexton had been an eyeopening experience--akin to a behind-the-scenes tour of Universal Studios, where one's childlike awe over the movies is sullied by the realization that Hollywood isn't magic after all. Deception Point by Dan Brown, pg. 40
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