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Meaning of DISREPUTE

Pronunciation:  `disri'pyoot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the state of being held in low esteem; "your actions will bring discredit to your name"; "because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute"
 

DISREPUTE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: discredit
 
 Antonyms: reputation, repute
 
 See Also: dishonor, dishonour, infamy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dis`re*pute"\, n.
    Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem;
    discredit.
    
          At the beginning of the eighteenth century astrology
          fell into general disrepute.             --Sir W.
                                                   Scott.
    
    Syn: Disesteem; discredit; dishonor; disgrace.
    
    
  2. \Dis`re*pute"\, v. t.
    To bring into disreputation; to hold in dishonor. [R.]
    
          More inclined to love them tan to disrepute them.
                                                   --Jer. Taylor.
    
    
 

 

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