Synonyms for discredit

Synonyms for (noun) discredit

Synonyms: discredit, disrepute

Definition: the state of being held in low esteem

Usage: your actions will bring discredit to your name; because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute

Similar words: dishonor, dishonour

Definition: a state of shame or disgrace

Usage: he was resigned to a life of dishonor

Synonyms for (verb) discredit

Synonyms: disbelieve, discredit

Definition: reject as false; refuse to accept

Similar words: reject

Definition: refuse to accept or acknowledge

Usage: I reject the idea of starting a war; The journal rejected the student's paper


Synonyms: discredit

Definition: cause to be distrusted or disbelieved

Usage: The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary

Similar words: brush aside, brush off, ignore, push aside, discount, dismiss, disregard

Definition: bar from attention or consideration

Usage: She dismissed his advances


Synonyms: discredit, disgrace

Definition: damage the reputation of

Usage: This newspaper story discredits the politicians

Similar words: belittle, pick at, disparage

Definition: express a negative opinion of

Usage: She disparaged her student's efforts