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Synonyms for demerit
dɪˈmɛr ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demerit(noun)

    a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces

    "ten demerits and he loses his privileges"

    Synonyms:
    fault

    Antonyms:
    virtue, merit

  2. demerit, fault(noun)

    the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection

    "they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel"; "he knew his own faults much better than she did"

    Synonyms:
    fracture, shift, mistake, defect, error, fault, break, flaw, geological fault, faulting

    Antonyms:
    merit, virtue

Wiktionary

  1. demerit(noun)

    Antonyms:
    merit

  2. demerit(noun)

    Antonyms:
    merit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. demerit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fault, vice, crime, delinquency, transgression, ill desert

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. demerit(n)

    Synonyms:
    fault, wrongdoing, misconduct, delinquency

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