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Definition of "disrepute" []

  • Damage to or loss of reputation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disrepute" in a sentence
  • "Community as the basis for Movement-making is in disrepute, replaced by mailings, marketing and polling, Twitter and Facebook."
  • "The only disrepute is through toadying management trying their utmost to pretend all is fine and dandy in the ranks, and present to ‘the public’ a false and toothy-grinned image of their local utopia."
  • "Pei writes, the potato, for its part, was in disrepute some centuries ago."