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DISCREDITED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does discredited mean? 

DISCREDITED (adjective)
  The adjective DISCREDITED has 2 senses:

1. being unjustly brought into disrepute
2. suffering shame

  Familiarity information: DISCREDITED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DISCREDITED (adjective)


Sense 1discredited [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being unjustly brought into disrepute

Synonyms:

discredited; damaged

Context examples:

a discredited politician / her damaged reputation

Similar:

disreputable (lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance)


Sense 2discredited [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suffering shame

Synonyms:

disgraced; dishonored; discredited; shamed

Similar:

ashamed (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse)


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