discredited discredited  /dɪs ˈkrɛ dɪ tɪd/


  1. (adj) being unjustly brought into disrepute
  2. (adj) suffering shame



  1. After ruling the nation for most of the past half-century, the LDP is clearly out of touch, bereft of ideas and discredited by countless scandals.
  2. The Smoot-Hawley approach was discredited.
  3. The crisis has so discredited him, he almost lost his job last November to Donna Frye, a last-minute write-in candidate who runs a surf shop.


  1. “Ex-gay” Christian group shuts down following bombshell apology

    Exodus International is closing its doors after apologizing for decades of promoting discredited "ex-gay" therapies        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Salon.com

  2. Spring Valley man's attempted murder charge dropped

    An attempted-murder charge against a 25-year-old Spring Valley man has been dismissed after a prosecution witness discredited the victim, who had been seriously stabbed.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. Deutsche Bank "Is Horribly Undercapitalized... It's Ridiculous" Says Former Fed President Hoenig

    Back in May 2012, when we were making fun at the latest iteration of the now fatally discredited European stress tests, we took the first of many jabs at the what may currently be the world's most systematically important, and undercapitalized, bank in the world: Finally, if anyone is still confused where the pain is headed next, here is a list from Morgan Stanley of all Euro banks with a Core ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge


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