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That this was the publicly offered reason for his failure to appear instead of the fact that he lacked any credibility on the subject is, again, a discredit to the elected officials who invited him.

Banning them from school sports would not make any child’s life better or safer, but it would bring discredit and economic hardship to the state, which likely would lose NCAA and professional championships.

In its attempt to discredit the story, the JPO inadvertently confirmed that fact.

I had no memory of the other two, and that information was used to discredit my recollection of what had happened to me.

The Ralph Retort, a paragon of ethical journalism websites, decided to make crowdsourcing stuff to discredit me into a project.

One of the things that these enemies of Islam are trying to discredit and eliminate is the hejab.

That was the playbook the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth used to discredit then-Sen.

It is by no means our purpose to seek to throw discredit on any of the great religions of the world.

Open opposition was impossible, but on the following Sunday an attempt was made to discredit the new ritual by a trick.

It is observations of this kind, particularly, that have served to discredit craniology as an independent science.

They compel their votaries always to run down those who discredit their pretensions.

Buonarrotti, suspicious of the whole design, did his best to discredit Mazzini among his own men.


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On this page you'll find 142 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discredit, such as: defame, degrade, destroy, disgrace, disparage, and disprove.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.