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1. discredit

noun. ['dɪˈskrɛdət'] the state of being held in low esteem.

Synonyms

  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • infamy

Antonyms

  • fame
  • repute
  • oblige
  • pull

Etymology

  • credit (English)
  • dis- (English)

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Example sentences of the word discredit


1. Verb, base form
If you have any physical or logical evidence to discredit them, pass it along to your insurance company.

2. discredit

verb. ['dɪˈskrɛdət'] cause to be distrusted or disbelieved.

Synonyms

  • discount
  • brush off
  • dismiss
  • brush aside
  • disregard
  • ignore

Antonyms

  • welcome
  • attention
  • notice
  • certainty

Etymology

  • credit (English)
  • dis- (English)

3. discredit

verb. ['dɪˈskrɛdət'] damage the reputation of.

Synonyms

  • pick at
  • disparage
  • disgrace

Antonyms

  • approbate
  • approve
  • admit
  • plaintiff

Etymology

  • credit (English)
  • dis- (English)

4. discredit

verb. ['dɪˈskrɛdət'] reject as false; refuse to accept.

Synonyms

  • doubt
  • mistrust
  • disbelieve
  • reject
  • suspect

Antonyms

  • accept
  • believe
  • increase
  • mark up

Etymology

  • credit (English)
  • dis- (English)
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