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discredited

dis kre di tid

  • v  cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
    The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary
  • v  damage the reputation of
  • v  reject as false; refuse to accept
  • s  being unjustly brought into disrepute
    a discredited politician
  • s  suffering shame

  • 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.
  • The Smoot-Hawley approach was discredited.
  • But he could also be severe with a junior member of the Saud dynasty who had discredited the royal family by gambling away huge sums of money on the roulette wheels of Monaco .
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