Definition of Demerits

1. Noun. (plural of demerit) ¹



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Definition of Demerits

1. demerit [v] - See also: demerit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demerits

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demeraran
demeraras
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demerges
demerging
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demerits (current term)
demerol
demersal
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demesman
demesmen
demesmerize
demesmerized

Literary usage of Demerits

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1. Office Management, Its Principles and Practice: Covering Organization by Lee Galloway (1918)
"Method of Recording Merits and demerits The head of each department makes a detailed report each night to the office manager regarding the record of his ..."

2. Russia in Central Asia in 1889 and the Anglo-Russian Question by George Nathaniel Curzon Curzon (1889)
"demerits CHAFFER X RUSSIAN KULE IN CENTRAL ASIA Not but wut abstract war is horrid ... Merits and demerits of Russian rule—Abolition of raids and gift of ..."

3. Arms and the Boy: Military Training in Schools and Colleges, Its Value in by Leigh Robinson Gignilliat (1916)
"Assignment of demerits and Penalties.—There are many things for which the ... No demerits are assigned, even for a minor offense, until the cadet is given ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(g) Merits and demerits of different forms of government.—In a democracy, where the right of making laws resides in the people at large, public virtue, ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"On their prospecta under such a leader, therefore, quite 'apart from his demerits of "authorship," we cannot possibly congratulate the protectionist party. ..."

6. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"... and the corvee—Merits and demerits of the corvee system—The corvée law—Dredging the canals— Proposed redaction of the land-tax — Proposal to abolish the ..."

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