disreputableness


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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.
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Noun1.disreputableness - dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputationdisreputableness - dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation
dishonorableness, dishonourableness - the quality of not deserving honor or respect
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disreputableness

noun
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