disrepute

[dis-ri-pyoot]
noun
bad repute; low regard; disfavor (usually preceded by in or into ): Some literary theories have fallen into disrepute.

Origin:
1645–55; dis-1 + repute


disfavor, disgrace.
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disrepute (ˌdɪsrɪˈpjuːt)
 
n
a loss or lack of credit or repute

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disrepute
1660s, from dis- + repute.
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Example sentences
The email got lots of publicity, brought the firm into disrepute, and he became
  a laughing stock.
These parasites bring disrepute to higher education and the whole idea of
  tenure, in addition to stealing valuable resources.
Another example displays the arithmetical powers of the dream, which have
  brought it into such disrepute.
After the last two presidential elections, the predictive power of exit polls
  has fallen into disrepute.
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