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Definition of Discredit

Discredit

  1. The act of discrediting or disbelieving, or the state of being discredited or disbelieved; as, later accounts have brought the story into discredit.
  2. Hence, some degree of dishonor or disesteem; ill repute; reproach; -- applied to persons or things.
  3. To refuse credence to; not to accept as true; to disbelieve; as, the report is discredited.
  4. To deprive of credibility; to destroy confidence or trust in; to cause disbelief in the accuracy or authority of.
  5. To deprive of credit or good repute; to bring reproach upon; to make less reputable; to disgrace.

Discredit Quotations

A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
Bryant H. McGill

I hear people all the time say, well I read through the Bible last year. Well, so what? I'm all for reading through the Bible. But how much of that got on the inside, or did they just cover three more chapters today? I would never discredit reading the Scriptures, but it is important to meditate on it.
Charles Stanley

If liberalism discredited itself, Obama woulda never gotten elected, and the New Deal woulda gone by the wayside, and LBJ woulda never gotten the Great Society. Liberalism does not discredit itself. It has to be explained and beaten back.
Rush Limbaugh

Timothy McVeigh was a coward. Violence is the stupid way out. It'll discredit any real legitmate movement.
Glenn Beck

However, those who have used those words use half the sentence to fit their purpose, which, of course, I believe is to discredit me and the new Nation of Islam that has come up around me.
Louis Farrakhan
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Discredit Translations

discredit in German is Verruf
discredit in Norwegian is vanry, avvise
discredit in Swedish is betvivla, skam, vanheder

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