Synonyms for discredit
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Abase refers only to outward conditions. "Exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high." Ezek. xxi, 26. Debase applies to quality or character. The coinage is debased by excess of alloy, the man by vice. Humble in present use refers chiefly to feeling of heart; humiliate to outward conditions; even when one is said to humble himself, he either has or affects to have humility of heart. To disgrace may be to bring or inflict odium upon others, but the word is chiefly and increasingly applied to such moral odium as one by his own acts brings upon himself; the noun disgrace retains more of the passive sense than the verb; he disgraced himself by his conduct; he brought disgrace upon his family. To dishonor a person is to deprive him of honor that should or might be given. To discredit one is to injure his reputation, as for veracity or solvency. A sense of unworthiness humbles; a shameful insult humiliates; imprisonment for crime disgraces. Degrade may refer to either station or character. An officer is degraded by being reduced to the ranks, disgraced by cowardice; vile practises degrade; drunkenness is a degrading vice. Misfortune or injustice may abase the good; nothing but their own ill-doing can debase or disgrace them.
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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"
cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
"The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
damage the reputation of
"This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
reject as false; refuse to accept
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This is a disease of people who seek tirelessly to multiply power only aimed at calumny, and to defame and discredit others.
President Donald Trump would do anything to discredit Alex, whatever Rachel Vindman took, because Alex had heard the phone call, President Donald Trump was the main person to discredit, we received some not-so-nice notes in the mail and some weird packages. We could see things online of people supporting President Donald Trump, and... it buoyed us.
Muslim leaders need to do more to discredit the notion that our nations are determined to suppress Islam.
A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
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- descreer, desacreditarSpanish
- saattaa huonoon valoon, [[huono]] [[maine]], epäuskottavuus, osoittaa vääräksi, epäluotettavuus, mustamaalataFinnish
- 信用を傷つける, 信用を落とすJapanese
- дискредити́ровать, бесче́стить, позо́рить, опозо́рить, обесче́ститьRussian
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