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 ?
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.
His conduct, when a young man, was uniformly discreditable in all the relations of life; and what it then was it continued to be (on the showing of his own legal representative) after the time when I ceased to hold any communication with him.
I admit that I am a spy, and that it is considered a discreditable station--though it must be filled by somebody; but this gentleman is no spy, and why should he so demean himself as to make himself one?
But, having regard to public opinion, I feel that such conduct would be discreditable to myself, and to you, and to the whole state.
See now, Socrates, how sad and discreditable are the consequences, both to us and you.
Surely this would have been very discreditable to you.
I am glad it occurred to me to mention it; for it would really be discreditable to YOU to let them go alone.
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.
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.
The affair was not only too intimately mine, and too discreditable to Raffles.
I record it here as a notable but not discreditable fact that not even our pilgrims wept.
Much has been blind and discreditable, but the nature of the revolution is not affected by the vices of the revolters; for this is a purely moral force.