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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disrepute  \Dis`re*pute"\,  n. 
  Loss  or  want  of  reputation;  ill  character;  disesteem; 
  discredit. 
 
  At  the  beginning  of  the  eighteenth  century  astrology 
  fell  into  general  disrepute.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  Syn:  Disesteem;  discredit;  dishonor;  disgrace. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disrepute  \Dis`re*pute"\,  v.  t. 
  To  bring  into  disreputation;  to  hold  in  dishonor.  [R.] 
 
  More  inclined  to  love  them  tan  to  disrepute  them 
  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disrepute 
  n  :  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"  [syn:  {discredit}] 
  [ant:  {repute}] 




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