Synonyms of discredited


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


1. discredited, damaged, disreputable (vs. reputable)

usage: being unjustly brought into disrepute; "a discredited politician"; "her damaged reputation"

2. discredited, disgraced, dishonored, shamed, ashamed(predicate) (vs. unashamed)

usage: suffering shame

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