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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

My goal has always been not to look forward to the next thing, but to relish and celebrate the successes I have at the moment. Whether it's landing a part in a student film or having a good day in acting class, I never discredit anything.
Dianna Agron

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

I found early on in teaching, if you're too blunt an instrument, the students discredit you and think you're just being mean. They're not interested in what you have to say.
Tim Gunn

If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands.
Polykarp Kusch

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
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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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