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discreditable

[dis-kred-i-tuh-buh l] /dɪsˈkrɛd ɪ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
bringing or liable to bring discredit.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; discredit + -able
Related forms
discreditability, noun
discreditably, adverb
undiscreditable, adjective
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  • My own sense is that geography is discredited, if not discreditable, by its nature.
  • But self-deception runs deep in all of us, and there is nothing discreditable of which human beings are incapable.
  • But the strain of keeping the secret and ensuring that nothing discreditable leak out began to show.
British Dictionary definitions for discreditable

discreditable

/dɪsˈkrɛdɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
tending to bring discredit; shameful or unworthy
Derived Forms
discreditably, adverb
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