discreditable


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dis·cred·it·a·ble

 (dĭs-krĕd′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
Harmful to one's reputation; blameworthy: discreditable behavior.

dis·cred′it·a·bly adv.

discreditable

(dɪsˈkrɛdɪtəbəl)
adj
tending to bring discredit; shameful or unworthy
disˈcreditably adv

dis•cred•it•a•ble

(dɪsˈkrɛd ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
bringing or liable to bring discredit.
[1630–40]
dis•cred`it•a•bil′i•ty, n.
dis•cred′it•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discreditable - tending to bring discredit or disrepute; blameworthy; "his marks were not at all discreditable"
disreputable - lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

discreditable

adjective disgraceful, shameful, improper, scandalous, humiliating, infamous, degrading, unworthy, reprehensible, ignominious, unprincipled, dishonourable, blameworthy She had been suspended from her job for discreditable behaviour.

discreditable

adjective
Meriting or causing shame or dishonor:
Translations
مُعيب، مُخْزٍ
ostudnýpoškozující dobrou pověst
miskrediterendevanærende
vansæmandi
nedôstojný
onur/haysiyet kırıcı

discreditable

[dɪsˈkredɪtəbl] ADJdeshonroso, vergonzoso

discreditable

[dɪsˈkrɛdɪtəbəl] adj (= dishonourable) [behaviour, conduct] → peu honorable

discreditable

adjdiskreditierend; to be discreditable to somebodyjdn diskreditieren, jdn in Misskredit bringen

discreditable

[dɪsˈkrɛdɪtəbl] adj (frm) → disonorevole

discredit

(disˈkredit) noun
(something that causes) loss of good reputation.
verb
1. to show (a story etc) to be false.
2. to disgrace.
disˈcreditable adjective
bringing discredit or disgrace.
disˈcreditably adverb
References in classic literature ?
A week later John took me to the house of his prospective father-in- law, and in Miss Margovan, as you have already surmised, but to my profound astonishment, I recognized the heroine of that discreditable adventure.
I am glad it occurred to me to mention it; for it would really be discreditable to YOU to let them go alone.
I record it here as a notable but not discreditable fact that not even our pilgrims wept.
Whenever a man does anything unexpected, his fellows ascribe it to the most discreditable motives.
Another discreditable feature is, that, for a like reason, they are incapable of carrying on any war.
On the sideboard, between fluted Sheraton knife-cases, stood a decanter of Haut Brion, and another of the old Lanning port (the gift of a client), which the wastrel Tom Lanning had sold off a year or two before his mysterious and discreditable death in San Francisco--an incident less publicly humiliating to the family than the sale of the cellar.
You shall take the whole responsibility of this discreditable settlement on your own shoulders before I leave the room.
Wilson tried to convince him that if he had been present himself when Angelo told him about the homicide committed by Luigi, he would not have considered the act discreditable to Luigi; but the obstinate old man was not to be moved.
The lurid swiftness of it all was like a stunning thunder-clap - and, one evening, I found myself weary, heartsore, my brain still dazed and with awe in my heart entering Marseilles by way of the railway station, after many adventures, one more disagreeable than another, involving privations, great exertions, a lot of difficulties with all sorts of people who looked upon me evidently more as a discreditable vagabond deserving the attentions of gendarmes than a respectable (if crazy) young gentleman attended by a guardian angel of his own.
She found discreditable motives for everyone who would not take her at her own estimate of herself.
If we decline altogether to sanction this new act--I won't say, of insanity, I will say, of absurdity--on his part, it is impossible to predict to what discreditable extremities he may not proceed.
No one will say it is unmanly to be captivated by a woman, or, being captivated, to marry her; and the admiration, the delight, the passion, the wonder, the unbounded confidence, and frantic adoration with which, by degrees, this big warrior got to regard the little Rebecca, were feelings which the ladies at least will pronounce were not altogether discreditable to him.