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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·cred·it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discredited; p. pr. & vb. n. Discrediting.]
 1. To refuse credence to; not to accept as true; to disbelieve; as, the report is discredited.
 2. To deprive of credibility; to destroy confidence or trust in; to cause disbelief in the accuracy or authority of.
    An occasion might be given to the . . . papists of discrediting our common English Bible.   --Strype.
 2. To deprive of credit or good repute; to bring reproach upon; to make less reputable; to disgrace.
    He. . . least discredits his travels who returns the same man he went.   --Sir H. Wotton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being unjustly brought into disrepute; "a discredited
             politician"; "her damaged reputation" [syn: damaged]
      2: suffering shame [syn: disgraced, dishonored, shamed]