Definition of Disrepute. Meaning of Disrepute. Synonyms of Disrepute

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Definition of Disrepute

Disrepute
Disrepute Dis`re*pute", n. Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit. At the beginning of the eighteenth century astrology fell into general disrepute. --Sir W. Scott. Syn: Disesteem; discredit; dishonor; disgrace.
Disrepute
Disrepute Dis`re*pute", v. t. To bring into disreputation; to hold in dishonor. [R.] More inclined to love them tan to disrepute them. --Jer. Taylor.

Meaning of Disrepute from wikipedia

- career. As Seaborg considered he did not then have a career to bring into disrepute, he published anyway. Seaborg's suggestion was found to be correct and...
- match-fixing allegations, it found that he had brought the sport into disrepute by failing to report, and giving the impression of agreeing with, an invitation...
- the word's false origin. Pei writes, "the potato, for its part, was in disrepute some centuries ago. Some Englishmen who did not fancy potatoes formed...
- Rex Williams, winning all three. The charge of bringing the game into disrepute was subsequently dropped. He is considered by many to be the most naturally...
- National ****embly for Wales Hotel row AM Keith Davies 'brought ****embly into disrepute' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/south_west/3462507.stm. Keith Davies:...
- controversial anti-Calvinist ecclesiastic, Richard Montagu, who was in disrepute among the Puritans. In his pamphlet A New Gag for an Old Goose (1624)...
- collapse of the Lisp Machine market in 1987, AI once again fell into disrepute, and a second, longer-lasting hiatus began. In the late 1990s and early...
- for the end of days, concerned that this would put Christianity into disrepute. "So then the time times & half a time [sic] are 42 months or 1260 days...
- several other countries. Subsequently, **** eugenics brought the field into disrepute. The term "Social Darwinism" was used infrequently from around the 1890s...
- performance and/or lyrics of a song "must not bring the Contest into disrepute". No lyrics, speeches, gestures of a political or similar nature are permitted...
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