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synonyms for discreditable

  • appalling
  • blameworthy
  • disgraceful
  • dishonorable
  • ignominious
  • shameful
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How to use discreditable in a sentence

The ruse by which he and Lannes captured the bridge below Vienna was discreditable no doubt from the point of view of morality.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
They are discreditable-looking places where there is no order, no cleanliness but utter confusion and horrible din and noise.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
They loaned money to individuals, too, though at Rome money lending was discreditable.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
He needed votes in parliament, and he obtained them, as the whig leaders had done, by discreditable means.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Wedderburn's speech and the spirit in which it was received were impolitic as well as discreditable.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
She knew the man implied something discreditable to Kilmeny.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
I don't mean to say entangled in anything discreditable, for I admit that you are in practice as ideal as in theory.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
They tell stories of such cases up and down the islands, and mostly the stories are very ugly and discreditable indeed.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
His tone was that of one who pleads to have a disturbing and discreditable doubt utterly removed.
MRS. VANDERSTEIN'S JEWELSMRS. CHARLES BRYCE
Such gossip can never become a pure enjoyment; it remains at the best an ignoble, discreditable excitement.
A GIRL'S STUDENT DAYS AND AFTERJEANNETTE MARKS
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCREDITABLE

  • blameworthy
  • contemptible
  • degrading
  • detestable
  • discreditable
  • dishonorable
  • disreputable
  • ignoble
  • ignominious
  • infamous
  • inglorious
  • mean
  • offensive
  • opprobrious
  • scandalous
  • shabby
  • shady
  • shocking
  • shoddy
  • unrespectable
  • unworthy
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