disrepute

noun
VERB + DISREPUTE
fall into

The old system had fallen into disrepute.

bring sth into

Such wild claims bring science into disrepute.

The players' conduct is likely to bring the game into disrepute. (BrE)

PREPOSITION
in disrepute

This theory is now in disrepute.


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  • Disrepute — Dis re*pute , n. Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit. [1913 Webster] At the beginning of the eighteenth century astrology fell into general disrepute. Sir W. Scott. Syn: Disesteem; discredit; dishonor; disgrace. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disrepute — Dis re*pute , v. t. To bring into disreputation; to hold in dishonor. [R.] [1913 Webster] More inclined to love them than to disrepute them. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disrepute — I noun abasement, abjectness, abommableness, bad character, bad reputation, bad repute, baseness, beastliness, brand, contemptibility, debasement, degradation, despicability, despicableness, discreditableness, disesteem, disgracefulness, dishonor …   Law dictionary

  • disrepute — (n.) 1650s, from DIS (Cf. dis ) + REPUTE (Cf. repute) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disrepute — n *disgrace, dishonor, shame, infamy, ignominy, opprobrium, obloquy, odium Antonyms: repute Contrasted words: *fame, reputation, renown, honor, glory …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disrepute — [n] dishonor, shame blemish, blot, brand, cloud, discredit, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, ignominy, ill fame, ill favor, ill repute, infamy, ingloriousness, notoriety, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, scandal, scar, slur, smear, spot, stain …   New thesaurus

  • disrepute — ► NOUN ▪ the state of being held in low public esteem …   English terms dictionary

  • disrepute — [dis΄ri pyo͞ot′, dis′ri pyo͞ot΄] n. lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor …   English World dictionary

  • Disrepute — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disrepute >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disrepute disrepute discredit Sgm: N 1 ill repute ill repute bad repute bad name bad odor bad favor ill name ill odor ill favor Sgm: N 1 disapprobation …   English dictionary for students

  • disrepute — n. 1) to fall into disrepute 2) to hold smb. in disrepute * * * [ˌdɪsrɪ pjuːt] to fall into disrepute to hold smb. in disrepute …   Combinatory dictionary

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