Thesaurus > Related Words: discredit

  Words related to discredit

Related / Similar Words: disrepute, disbelieve, disgrace

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • reject as false; refuse to accept;
  • cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary";
  • damage the reputation of; "This newspaper story discredits the politicians";

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    Hyponyms: infamy, doubt, distrust, mistrust, suspect

     

    Derivational Morphology: disgrace, disbeliever, nonbeliever, unbeliever, disrepute, shame, ignominy

     

     
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