Definition of Discredited

1. Adjective. Being unjustly brought into disrepute. "Her damaged reputation"

Exact synonyms: Damaged
Similar to: Disreputable



2. Adjective. Suffering shame.
Exact synonyms: Disgraced, Dishonored, Shamed
Similar to: Ashamed

Definition of Discredited

1. Verb. (past of discredit) ¹

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Definition of Discredited

1. discredit [v] - See also: discredit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discredited

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discredited (current term)
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Literary usage of Discredited

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1. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"King Arthur's Actions much discredited by Monkish Fictions. AI). 508. Pen-dragon, dying, left the British kingdom to Arthur his son, so famous in history ..."

2. History of Federal Government in Greece and Italy by Edward Augustus Freeman, John Bagnell Bury (1893)
"Italian Federation discredited by LN Buona- parte. behalf of Federalism ... the very name of Federalism has been utterly discredited in Italy. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... constitution itself when it stood in the way of interests nearer to their hearts. a leader in order successfully to attack a government discredited by ..."

4. Social Work by Edward Thomas Devine (1922)
"It is good social policy to utilize the services of those who, like Charles Darwin or Alexander Stephens, are easily fatigued. This discredited biology has ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"BRUMAIRE. the spring of 1799 the government of the Directory had become completely discredited. With power little short of absolute it had neither made a ..."

6. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"King Arthur's Actions much discredited by Monkish Fictions. AD 508. Pen-dragon, dying, left the British kingdom to Arthur his son, so famous in history that ..."

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