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Wordnet 3.0


1. being unjustly brought into disrepute;
- Example: "a discredited politician"
- Example: "her damaged reputation"
[syn: discredited, damaged]

2. suffering shame;
[syn: discredited, disgraced, dishonored, shamed]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Discredit \Dis*cred"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discredited; p. pr. & vb. n. Discrediting.] [Cf. F. discr['e]diter.] 1. To refuse credence to; not to accept as true; to disbelieve; as, the report is discredited. [1913 Webster] 2. To deprive of credibility; to destroy confidence or trust in; to cause disbelief in the accuracy or authority of. [1913 Webster] An occasion might be given to the . . . papists of discrediting our common English Bible. --Strype. [1913 Webster] 2. To deprive of credit or good repute; to bring reproach upon; to make less reputable; to disgrace. [1913 Webster] He. . . least discredits his travels who returns the same man he went. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

discredited \discredited\ adj. 1. being brought into disrepute; as, a discredited politician. Syn: damaged. [WordNet 1.5] 2. suffering shame. Syn: disgraced, dishonored, shamed. [WordNet 1.5] 3. having been shown to be incorrect; as, a discredited theory or policy. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

discredited adj 1: being unjustly brought into disrepute; "a discredited politician"; "her damaged reputation" [syn: discredited, damaged] 2: suffering shame [syn: discredited, disgraced, dishonored, shamed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

46 Moby Thesaurus words for "discredited": at a discount, belied, confounded, confuted, contested, deflated, denied, disbelieved, discarded, disgraced, dismissed, disproved, disputed, doubted, exploded, exposed, impugned, in Dutch, in bad, in bad odor, in bad repute, in discredit, in disfavor, in disgrace, in disrepute, invalidated, loaded with shame, mistrusted, moot, negated, negatived, out of countenance, out of favor, overthrown, overturned, punctured, questioned, refuted, rejected, shamed, shown up, suspect, suspected, under a cloud, under suspicion, upset