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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]


Being unjustly brought into disrepute


discredited; damaged

Context examples:

a discredited politician / her damaged reputation


disreputable (lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance)

Sense 2discredited [BACK TO TOP]


Suffering shame


disgraced; dishonored; discredited; shamed


ashamed (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse)

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