The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blemish \Blem"ish\, n.; pl. Blemishes.
Any mark of deformity or injury, whether physical or moral;
anything that diminishes beauty, or renders imperfect that
which is otherwise well formed; that which impairs
He shall take two he lambs without blemish, and one ewe
lamb of the first year without blemish. --Lev. xiv.
The reliefs of an envious man are those little
blemishes and imperfections that discover themselves in
an illustrious character. --Spectator.
Syn: Spot; speck; flaw; deformity; stain; defect; fault;
taint; reproach; dishonor; imputation; disgrace.