Discommend - definition of discommend by The Free Dictionary
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1. To show or voice disapproval of.
2. To cause to come into disfavor or ill regard.
1. rare to express disapproval of
2. obsolete to bring into disfavour
dis•com•mend (ˌdɪs kəˈmɛnd)
1. to express disapproval of.
2. to bring into disfavor.
Past participle: discommended
References in classic literature
Homer also discommends
the government of many; but whether he means this we are speaking of, or where each person exercises his power separately, is uncertain.
In Bishop Joseph Hall's Characters of Vertues and Vices, the Flatterer's "tongue walkes ever in one track of unjust praises, and can no more tell how to discommend
, than to speak true.
As the Eve passage illustrates, her approach makes it possible to look in a new way at what some would discommend
as Milton's sexist views.