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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discredit  \Dis*cred"it\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Discredited};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Discrediting}.]  [Cf.  F.  discr['e]diter.] 
  1.  To  refuse  credence  to  not  to  accept  as  true;  to 
  disbelieve;  as  the  report  is  discredited. 
 
  2.  To  deprive  of  credibility;  to  destroy  confidence  or  trust 
  in  to  cause  disbelief  in  the  accuracy  or  authority  of 
 
  An  occasion  might  be  given  to  the  .  .  .  papists  of 
  discrediting  our  common  English  Bible.  --Strype. 
 
  2.  To  deprive  of  credit  or  good  repute;  to  bring  reproach 
  upon  to  make  less  reputable;  to  disgrace. 
 
  He  .  .  least  discredits  his  travels  who  returns  the 
  same  man  he  went  --Sir  H. 
  Wotton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discredited 
  adj  1:  being  unjustly  brought  into  disrepute;  "a  discredited 
  politician";  "her  damaged  reputation"  [syn:  {damaged}] 
  2:  suffering  shame  [syn:  {disgraced},  {dishonored},  {shamed}] 




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