Meaning of discredit

Definition of discredit

(noun) the state of being held in low esteem; "your actions will bring discredit to your name"; "because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute"
(verb) cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
damage the reputation of; "This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
reject as false; refuse to accept

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