disreputably

disreputable

[dis-rep-yuh-tuh-buhl]
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:
1765–75; dis-1 + reputable

disreputability, disreputableness, noun
disreputably, adverb


2. disgraceful, ignoble, unprincipled, objectionable, low, shameful, debased.
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disreputable (dɪsˈrɛpjʊtəbəl)
 
adj
1.  having or causing a lack of repute
2.  disordered in appearance
 
disreputa'bility
 
n
 
dis'reputableness
 
n
 
dis'reputably
 
adv

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disreputable
1772, from disrepute + -able.
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