Definition of Discreditable

1. Adjective. Tending to bring discredit or disrepute; blameworthy. "His marks were not at all discreditable"

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Definition of Discreditable

1. a. Not creditable; injurious to reputation; disgraceful; disreputable.

Definition of Discreditable

1. Adjective. Able to be discredited. ¹

2. Adjective. Low, mean, bringing discredit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discreditable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discreditable

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Literary usage of Discreditable

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1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"It has always appeared to us discreditable and surprising that the trader of this country engaged in working metals should be so inferior to some of our ..."

2. Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution: With an by Lorenzo Sabine (1864)
"Resignations upon discreditable Pretexts, and alarmingly prevalent. The Public Mind fickle, and Disastrous Changes in Congress. ..."

3. The History of English Rationalism in the Nineteenth Century by Alfred William Benn (1906)
"The tactics of their opponents were annoying and even discreditable. An article in the Quarterly Review,' entitled ' The Neology of the Cloister,'1 had for ..."

4. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by J(ohn) Payne Collier (1866)
"The poem has no design, but is a rambling laudatory and emblematical composition, far from discreditable to ..."

5. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"... "requested William Penn to act tor them, and renn accepted the discreditable commission. Yet it should seem that blunder a little of the pertinacious ..."

6. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"To check and prevent such discreditable practices, severe laws were enacted both in church nnd state as early as the 5th century. The Council of Chalcedon ..."

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