Synonyms of discredit


1. disrepute, discredit, dishonor, dishonour

usage: 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"


1. discredit, dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore

usage: cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"

2. discredit, disgrace, disparage, belittle, pick at

usage: damage the reputation of; "This newspaper story discredits the politicians"

3. disbelieve, discredit, reject

usage: reject as false; refuse to accept

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