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Synonyms for discredit

Synonyms for (noun) discredit

Synonyms: discredit, disrepute Definition: the state of being held in low esteem Usage: your actions will bring discredit to your name; because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute

Similar words: dishonor, dishonour Definition: a state of shame or disgrace Usage: he was resigned to a life of dishonor

Synonyms for (verb) discredit

Synonyms: disbelieve, discredit Definition: reject as false; refuse to accept

Similar words: reject Definition: refuse to accept or acknowledge Usage: I reject the idea of starting a war; The journal rejected the student's paper

Synonyms: discredit Definition: cause to be distrusted or disbelieved Usage: The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary

Similar words: brush aside, brush off, ignore, push aside, discount, dismiss, disregard Definition: bar from attention or consideration Usage: She dismissed his advances

Synonyms: discredit, disgrace Definition: damage the reputation of Usage: This newspaper story discredits the politicians

Similar words: belittle, pick at, disparage Definition: express a negative opinion of Usage: She disparaged her student's efforts