Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Damage to or loss of reputation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit.
  • v. To bring into disreputation; to hold in dishonor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit.
  • transitive v. To bring into disreputation; to hold in dishonor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bring into discredit or disgrace.
  • n. Loss or want of reputation; disesteem; discredit; dishonor.
  • n. Synonyms III repute, low esteem, disrespect.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being held in low esteem

Etymologies

dis- +‎ repute (Wiktionary)

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