disrepute


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dis·re·pute

 (dĭs′rĭ-pyo͞ot′)
n.
Damage to or loss of reputation.

disrepute

(ˌdɪsrɪˈpjuːt)
n
a loss or lack of credit or repute. Also (archaic): disreputation

dis•re•pute

(ˌdɪs rɪˈpyut)

n.
bad repute; disfavor.
[1645–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disrepute - the state of being held in low esteem; "your actions will bring discredit to your name"; "because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute"
infamy - evil fame or public reputation
dishonor, dishonour - a state of shame or disgrace; "he was resigned to a life of dishonor"
reputation, repute - the state of being held in high esteem and honor

disrepute

noun discredit, shame, disgrace, unpopularity, ignominy, dishonour, infamy, disfavour, ill repute, obloquy, ill favour, disesteem Our profession was brought into disrepute.

disrepute

noun
Translations
رَداءَةُ السُّمْعَه، سُمْعَه سَيِّئَه
ostudašpatná pověst
miskreditvanry
óorî, vansæmd
aptrintasnusidėvėjęsturintis blogą vardą
negodsslikta slava
zlá povesť
adını lekeleme

disrepute

[ˈdɪsrɪˈpjuːt] N to bring into disreputedesprestigiar
to fall into disreputedesprestigiarse

disrepute

[ˌdɪsrɪˈpjuːt] ndéshonneur m, discrédit m
to be in disrepute → être en discrédit
to bring sth into disrepute → faire tomber qch dans le discrédit, jeter le discrédit sur qch

disrepute

nschlechter Ruf; to bring something into disreputeetw in Verruf bringen; to fall into disreputein Verruf kommen or geraten

disrepute

[ˈdɪsrɪˈpjuːt] n to bring into disreputerovinare la reputazione di
to fall into disrepute → rovinarsi la reputazione

disrepute

(disrəˈpjuːt) noun
bad reputation. He has brought the family into disrepute.
disˈreputable (-ˈrepju-) adjective
1. not respectable, especially in appearance. a disreputable old coat.
2. of bad reputation. He's rather a disreputable character.
References in classic literature ?
It was only the next day that I discovered the reason we were thus neglected; for, to own the truth, something had occurred which suddenly brought "three-figure," and even "two-figure" people of our class into temporary disrepute.
Fraser, the tutor, died however, and the school which had begun well sank from disrepute into infamy.
Such names are given in the western "settlements" only to elderly persons who are not esteemed; to the general disrepute of social unworth is affixed the special reproach of age.
The two clerks, by dint of quarrelling over the details of their lives, and washing much of their dirty linen at the office, had obtained the disrepute which they merited.
Thus it was that to his host of passive enemies, Tarzan of the Apes added that day two active foes, both of whom remained awake long into the night planning means of revenge upon the white devil-god who had brought them into ridicule and disrepute, but with their most malevolent schemings was mingled a vein of real fear and awe that would not down.
Stiggins did not desire his hearers to be upon their guard against those false prophets and wretched mockers of religion, who, without sense to expound its first doctrines, or hearts to feel its first principles, are more dangerous members of society than the common criminal; imposing, as they necessarily do, upon the weakest and worst informed, casting scorn and contempt on what should be held most sacred, and bringing into partial disrepute large bodies of virtuous and well-conducted persons of many excellent sects and persuasions.
THE FA slapping a disrepute charge on Jack Wilshere for joining in a song about Spurs being "s**t" during a drunken cup-winning celebration (above) brilliantly sums up football authorities' desire to appear offended at the inoffensive while turning blind eyes to the real obscenities.
T "It is alleged his comments constitute improper conduct in that they allege and/or imply bias on the part of the referee and/or bring the game into disrepute.
Mr Kaye said: "He has brought the mayoralty into disrepute.
LONDON, Rajab 10, 1435, May 9, 2014, SPA -- The English Football Association has fined Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho 13,000 pounds ($16,900) for bringing the game into disrepute with sarcastic comments about match officials.
MARIA Miller grinned in Downing Street yesterday as former Commons Speaker Betty Boothroyd said the expenses cheat was bringing Parliament into disrepute.
Lord Rennard now faces investigation for bringing the Liberal Democrats into disrepute by failing to apologise to the women who made complaints against him, the party said in a statement.