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disreputable

[dis-rep-yuh-tuh-buh l] /dɪsˈrɛp yə tə bəl/
adjective
1.
not reputable; having a bad reputation:
a disreputable barroom.
2.
discreditable; dishonorable.
3.
shabby or shoddy; of poor quality or condition:
disreputable clothes.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; dis-1 + reputable
Related forms
disreputability, disreputableness, noun
disreputably, adverb
Synonyms
2. disgraceful, ignoble, unprincipled, objectionable, low, shameful, debased.
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British Dictionary definitions for disreputably

disreputable

/dɪsˈrɛpjʊtəbəl/
adjective
1.
having or causing a lack of repute
2.
disordered in appearance
Derived Forms
disreputability, disreputableness, noun
disreputably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for disreputably

disreputable

adj.

1710 (implied in disreputableness); see dis- + reputable. Related: Disreputably.

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