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disrepute Explained

disrepute at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['dısrıp'ju:t]

disrepute at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1663, from dis- + repute. First record of disreputable is from 1772. ///

disrepute at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] a situation in which people no longer admire or trust someone or something// --He faces six charges of bringing the game into disrepute .// --This theory fell into disrepute in the fifties.//

disrepute at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Disrepute): disrepute, ill repute, disapprobation, abasement, debasement, abjectness, degradation, odium, obloquy, opprobrium, ignominy, dishonor, disgrace, shame, humiliation, scandal, turpitude, infamy.

[N] (Dishonesty): , dishonesty, dishonor, disgrace, disrepute, fraud, deception, lying, bad faith, infidelity, betrayal, breach of promise, breach of trust, disloyalty, treason, apostasy.

disrepute at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] the fact that sb/sth loses the respect of other people:
The players' behaviour on the field is likely to bring the game into disrepute.

disrepute at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] the fact that sb/sth loses the respect of other people:
The players' behaviour on the field is likely to bring the game into disrepute.

Disrepute at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

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 \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.

disrepute at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

disrepute
n : 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" [syn: {discredit}]
[ant: {repute}]

disrepute at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: prefix » dis|repute

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪsɹɪˈpjuːt/
  • Inter: rhymes » uːt

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » -

  • Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit.
    1. Inter: RQ:Schuster Hepaticae V » vii
    2. : Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get; what you get is classical alpha-taxonomy which is, very largely and for sound reasons, in disrepute today.

      Verb

      Inter: en-verb » disreput|es


  • To bring into disreputation; to hold in dishonor.

    Anagrams

    * superdiet

  • Translation: et » disrepute
    Translation: io » disrepute
    Translation: it » disrepute
    Translation: kn » disrepute
    Translation: hu » disrepute
    Translation: my » disrepute
    Translation: pl » disrepute
    Translation: sv » disrepute
    Translation: ta » disrepute
    Translation: vi » disrepute
    Translation: zh » disrepute