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discredited, past participle; discredited, past tense; discredits, 3rd person singular present; discrediting, present participle;
Harm the good reputation of (someone or something)
- his remarks were taken out of context in an effort to
Cause (an idea or piece of evidence) to seem false or unreliable
- recent attempts to
Loss or lack of reputation or respect
- they committed crimes that brought
upon the administration
A person or thing that is a source of disgrace
- the ships were a
cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
disrepute: 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"
damage the reputation of; "This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
disbelieve: reject as false; refuse to accept
(discredited) being unjustly brought into disrepute; "a discredited politician"; "her damaged reputation"
(discredited) suffering shame
The expression discrediting tactics refers to personal attacks both in politics and in court cases.
To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable
(discredited - [explanation]) cryptids who have a body of evidence against their existence.
(v) to harm the reputation of, dishonor or disgrace
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