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    discredit

    discredit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word discredit

    Definition
    (noun) the state of being held in low esteem
    Synonyms : disrepute
    Example Sentence
    • your actions will bring discredit to your name
    • because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
    Example Sentence
    • The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary
    Definition
    (verb) damage the reputation of
    Synonyms : disgrace
    Example Sentence
    • This newspaper story discredits the politicians
    Definition
    (verb) reject as false; refuse to accept
    Synonyms : disbelieve
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for discredit

U will give the credit card to that person whom u have confidence.Dis means not having confidence

REMEMBER this word means, not to give credit, as opposed to credit (TO GIVE FAME OR CREDIT).

to reduce the credit's of some one!..

the person who takes things on credit (udhar) is always defamed or discredited

when u dont get credit to ur work ull destry ur confidence...

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read as opposite of credit. Credit means to acknowledge, so when you don't give credit to others you defame him/her, or when your confidence in him/her is destroyed

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