disreputability


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dis·rep·u·ta·ble

 (dĭs-rĕp′yə-tə-bəl)
adj.
Lacking respectability, as in character, behavior, or appearance.

dis·rep′u·ta·bil′i·ty, dis·rep′u·ta·ble·ness n.
dis·rep′u·ta·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disreputability - dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputationdisreputability - dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation
dishonorableness, dishonourableness - the quality of not deserving honor or respect
reputability, respectability - honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation

disreputability

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When the latter region appears in western media, it tends to do so as a shadowy region of crime, disreputability, authoritarian leadership, political corruption and incipient decay.
And another element to him which perhaps should not go unmentioned is his raffishness, if you like, his air of disreputability.
Robert Machray (alternating with Alan Blumenfeld) and Jacque Lynn Colton are disreputability incarnate as the vindictive Peachum parents.