Definition of discredit noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

discredit

 noun
noun
NAmE//dɪsˈkrɛdət//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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damage to someone's reputation; loss of respect Their actions brought discredit to the college. The mayor,to his discredit, did not speak out against these atrocities. My brother's behavior did great discredit to the family. compare credit
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