Sentence example with the word 'discredit'

discredit

agnosticism, blot, defamation, detract from, disprove, humiliation, malign, obloquy, refuse to admit, show up, unbelieve

Definition n. the state of being held in low esteem

Last update: August 4, 2015


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The campaign was highly negative in tone; each candidate tried to discredit the other.   [Please select]

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He did all he could to discredit the work of a Duma heavily slanted in favor of the left.   [Please select]

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This newspaper story discredits politicians.   [verb]

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Your actions will bring discredit to your name.   [noun]

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Now, with hindsight, we can see that the idea was to discredit the very notion of statehood for Chechnya.   [Please select]

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This hackneyed reproach would discredit only your own intelligence and sincerity.   [Please select]

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As a staunch American citizen and friend of the future Napoleon of America, Theodore Roosevelt, he is surely the last to discredit the virtue of his country.   [Please select]

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The discredited rulers of the world can oppose no reasonable ideal to the insensate Napoleonic ideal of glory and grandeur.   [Please select]

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"Liberty and equality," said the vicomte contemptuously, as if at last deciding seriously to prove to this youth how foolish his words were, "high-sounding words which have long been discredited."   [Please select]

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It must not be discredited on that account.   [Please select]

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But why suppress a fact so free from all discredit.   [Please select]

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