EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEMERIT
"Take a demerit for that, and stay after school," I told him.
Well, that report as good as finds him on demerit, doesn't it?
It is not a question of merit or demerit on the part of the unfortunates or their families.
A succade to follow your eggs, which you shall have if you demerit it.
The common copper and zinc cell is the next in order of demerit.
M. Ferri said that we must not accept the conceptions of merit and demerit.
According to such principles, man can neither merit nor demerit.
That belief and unbelief are involuntary and without moral merit or demerit.
If he answers "merit, demerit, and error," we readily grant what he says.
Such is the case when, either on merit or demerit, great patronage is bestowed.