Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective being brought into disrepute.
  • adjective suffering shame.
  • adjective having been shown to be incorrect.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of discredit.

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

  • adjective being unjustly brought into disrepute
  • adjective suffering shame

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Examples

  • The label "discredited Duke lacrosse accuser" has been attached to Crystal Mangum for nearly four years since North Carolina's top prosecutor determined she'd falsely accused three players of raping her at a party.

    The Seattle Times

  • The national broadcaster said Pahad "rebuked Washington for pursuing what he terms a discredited neo-conservative ideology".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • As part of that effort, Obama is on a six-state swing, arriving in Portland on Wednesday to press his message that GOP victories could thwart his agenda and usher in what he calls discredited policies from the Bush era.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • As part of that effort, Obama is on a six-state swing, arriving in Portland on Wednesday to press his message that GOP victories could thwart his agenda and usher in what he calls discredited policies from the Bush era.

    latimes.com - News

  • As part of that effort, Obama is on a six-state swing, arriving in Portland on Wednesday to press his message that GOP victories could thwart his agenda and usher in what he calls discredited policies from the Bush era.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • As part of that effort, Obama is on a six-state swing, arriving in Portland on Wednesday to press his message that GOP victories could thwart his agenda and usher in what he calls discredited policies from the Bush era.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • The ability to call early elections when incumbents have been discredited is one of the strengths of these kind of systems of government, but you may as well use the power to actually avoid America-style “months of drifting aimlessly.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Resigning in Iceland

  • “The ability to call early elections when incumbents have been discredited is one of the strengths of these kind of systems of government”

    Matthew Yglesias » Resigning in Iceland

  • By your same standard, AI ought to be a total misnomer, or the field of study is discredited from the start since it has no definition (a position I do not hold since I accept weak AI).

    Aiguy's Computer

  • It is easy to say McClellan should have spoken up earlier while he was at the White House, but don't you think he would have been squashed in discredited back then?

    Dole to McClellan: You're a 'miserable creature'

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